Cindy Ryan

Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Cindy Ryan was named Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of Cigna in August 2021. Prior to that, she spent 23 years at Cigna in roles of increasing responsibility, most recently as SVP and Human Resources Officer for Cigna’s U.S. Businesses. In this role, Ryan was responsible for driving business growth through talent management strategies, employee engagement, and leadership effectiveness.

Ryan was previously the human resources leader for Cigna’s Commercial and Government businesses, Enterprise Strategy and Solutions, and Global Technology. Earlier in her career, she led the Global Talent Management organization, which encompassed recruitment, learning and development, leadership development, succession planning, strategic workforce planning, employee engagement, performance management, and employee relations. Ryan began her career working as a human resources generalist for a health care delivery company, prior to joining Cigna as an associate in its HR Development Program.

Ryan serves on the board of directors for Blessings in a Backpack®, a national non-profit that helps ensure kids who are fed during the week on free and reduced meal programs are not at risk of going hungry on the weekends. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management from the State University of New York at Geneseo and a Master’s Degree in Industrial Labor Relations from Cornell University.

Cindy Ryan Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer