Newsroom | 04 September 2018

Cigna Names Global Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Gina Papush will lead enterprise data and analytics strategy in newly created role to advance Cigna's business and growth agenda


Cigna Corporation
Ellie Polack, 860-902-4906

BLOOMFIELD, Conn., 04 September, 2018 - Global health service company Cigna (NYSE: CI) has appointed Gina Papush as Global Chief Data and Analytics Officer. In this newly created role, Papush will be responsible for leading Cigna’s enterprise data and analytics team and further enhancing its vision and strategy to advance Cigna's growth agenda. She will be based in Bloomfield, Conn. and report directly to Chris Hocevar, Cigna's President of Strategy, Segments and Solutions.

“As our industry evolves, embedding insights and analytics across the enterprise will enhance Cigna’s ability to more rapidly deliver simplified, affordable, personalized and integrated experiences for our customers and clients,” said Hocevar. “Gina will be an invaluable thought partner to the executive leadership team – enabling Cigna to better leverage insights to guide decision-making, leapfrog innovation, more proactively address stakeholder needs and drive positive health outcomes in the future.”

Papush comes to Cigna with more than 22 years of experience in analytics strategy development and the use of data science to drive business value. Most recently, she served as the Global Chief Data and Analytics Officer at QBE Insurance Group where she oversaw data and analytics functions for the firm globally. Prior to QBE, Papush held senior leadership positions focused on enterprise data and analytics implementation at Citigroup, Fulcrum Analytics and GE Capital.

"I look forward to being part of the company, which is consistently recognized for creating innovative solutions tailored to client and customer needs, and harnessing the power of actionable insights to deliver even greater value to those stakeholders," said Papush.

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security. All products and services are provided exclusively by or through operating subsidiaries of Cigna Corporation, including Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company, Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, Life Insurance Company of North America, Cigna Life Insurance Company of New York, or their affiliates. Such products and services include an integrated suite of health services, such as medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products including group life, accident and disability insurance. Cigna maintains sales capability in over 30 countries and jurisdictions, and has more than 95 million customer relationships throughout the world. To learn more about Cigna®, including links to follow us on Facebook or Twitter, visit For more information about Cigna's proposed acquisition of Express Scripts, please visit