, Calif. - January 12, 2012 - Cigna (NYSE:CI) has named Eugene (Gene) Rapisardi as president and general manager for Southern California and Nevada. In this role, Rapisardi serves as the senior leader for Cigna's operations, competitiveness and growth in the region. His responsibilities include enhancing customer satisfaction through personalized service; helping to improve quality of care by working in collaboration with area heath care professionals; assisting clients to improve the health and productivity of their workforces, and leading Cigna's efforts to serve the community. Rapisardi will be based in Glendale.
"Gene brings strong leadership and an outstanding customer service focus to these markets," stated Christopher De Rosa, Cigna west region president. "His in-depth industry knowledge combined with his ability to develop creative solutions that meet client needs will strengthen our Southern California and Nevada operations and deliver on our mission to improve the health, well-being and sense of security of the people and communities we serve."
With more than 30 years of experience in the health care industry, Rapisardi was most recently the senior vice president of sales for Cigna in Southern California. Prior to this, he held an array of leadership positions with other leading health insurance companies. Rapisardi is active in the community, serving as a volunteer chaplain for a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center in Lancaster and participates in various professional organizations.
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