Cigna hires data leader from QBE

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Health insurer Cigna has hired Gina Papush for the newly created role of global chief data and analytics officer.

Papush last worked for QBE Insurance in the same role, and has also worked at Citi and GE Capital. Her data career in insurance started in QBE's North American unit, where she helped implement a federated approach to analytics innovation.

In her new role, she is 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 to Chris Hocevar, Cigna's President of strategy, segments and solutions.

"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.”

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