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Activus Rebrands As Cegedim Insurance Solutions

Provider of leading health insurance management solution Actisure to drive the International Division’s expansion.  Activus Ltd. has rebranded as Cegedim Insurance Solutions. Founded in 1993, Activus built a global client base upon its award-winning health insurance management solution Actisure. This led to its acquisition by Cegedim in July 2015, Activus has since been an integral part of the group’s Insurance Solutions Business Unit. Activus is now rebranding as Cegedim Insurance Solutions...

06-03-2018 iPMI Magazine Information Technology News

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Arjan Toor, CEO International Organisations, Global IPMI & Africa, Cigna

In this IPMI industry exclusive, Christopher Knight, CEO, iPMI Magazine, sits down with Arjan Toor, following his recent appointment as CEO International Organisations, Global IPMI & Africa, Cigna.  Congratulations on the appointment Arjan. How are you settling in? I’d like to start by saying I’m delighted by the opportunity to lead Cigna’s International Organisations (IGO and NGO) & Africa organisation, in addition to leading Global IPMI. It’s an exciting time to join this fantastic...

01-03-2018 Executive Industry Interviews

Global Excel Management Inc. Will Acquire The Business Of Active Claims Management Inc.

Global Excel Management Inc. is pleased to announce it will acquire the business of Active Claims Management Inc. (ACM), as well as CanAm Special Risk Insurance Agency Limited, effective March 1, 2018 or such later date when all conditions of closing are met. With this acquisition, Global Excel reinforces its position as a leading supplier of global healthcare risk management solutions. Both ACM and CanAm will continue doing business under their current...

28-02-2018 iPMI Magazine Cost Containment News

iPMI Magazine Speaks with Andrew Apps Marketing & Distribution, Expacare LTD

In this IPMI industry exclusive, Christopher Knight, CEO, iPMI Magazine sits down with IPMI industry veteran Andrew Apps, following his recent appointment at Expacare LTD. Firstly, congratulations on the new appointment Andrew and thank you for taking the time to speak with us. How are you settling in to the new role? Thank you Chris, and always a pleasure. Busy would perhaps be an understatement and the reaction from the iPMI market has...

26-02-2018 Executive Industry Interviews

Cigna Appoints Phil Austin To Expanded Leadership Role In Europe - Announces New European Structure

Cigna, a leading global health services company, today announced an expanded role for Phil Austin as Chief Executive Officer, Europe, and a restructured European team. As part of the international Health Solutions leadership team, Phil is accountable for leading Cigna’s strategic market development to drive accelerated growth in Europe. He will continue to report to Howard Gough, Chief Executive Officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa.  Phil joined Cigna in 2002...

06-02-2018 iPMI Magazine Executive Appointments Movements News

The United States Welcomes Bermuda With The US Insurance Seal Of Approval

A short two-hour flight east of the United States lies the beautiful island of Bermuda. This small, yet powerful territory has qualified jurisdiction status from the NAIC, (National Association of Insurance Commissioners). This status breeds many benefits, among them, the reduction of collateral requirements for its reinsurers who do business in the US, a victory for entrepreneurs and beneficiaries alike. Where did it all begin? Just after the young United States of America gained independence...

06-02-2018 Articles Case Studies

Andrew Apps Joins International Private Medical Insurance Company Expacare

Specialist international medical insurance provider Expacare Limited have announced the appointment of Andrew Apps to the newly created position of “Channel Distribution and Marketing Manager”. Andrew joins Expacare with over 35 years senior sales and marketing experience spanning the medical insurance and reinsurance industry, the past 27 spent within the international sector. A well-known and respected iPMI industry figure, Andrew has held senior management positions at a number of the industry’s leading...

05-02-2018 iPMI Magazine Executive Appointments Movements News

Video: Meet Arjan Toor, CEO International Organisations, Global IPMI and Africa, Cigna

Cigna has announced that Arjan Toor will take on a broader role as CEO International Organisations, Global IPMI and Africa. Building on the success and significant growth within GIPMI (Global Individual Private Medical Insurance) and his previous marketing leadership roles, Arjan Toor is ideally positioned to lead the next stage of growth and solutions for IGOs and NGOs, as well as driving strategic growth plans for Cigna in Africa. Cigna also announced that...

02-02-2018 iPMI Magazine Breaking News

Video: Bart Jordens Appointed Global Head Of Innovation, Cigna

Cigna, with almost 40,000 employees who service 85 million customer relationships throughout the world, has announced that Bart Jordens has been appointed Global Head of Innovation. After 15 years in the world of IGO’s and NGO’s, he is now moving to a global role within the Cigna organisation. In his most recent position as CEO International Organisations and Africa, Bart Jordens successfully implemented pioneering service innovations that significantly improved the customer...

02-02-2018 iPMI Magazine Executive Appointments Movements News

Nuffield Health Appoints New Corporate Partnerships & Sales Director

Nuffield Health has announced the appointment of Jenni Wilson as its new Corporate Partnerships and Sales Director. Jenni joined Nuffield Health three years ago and in her new role will drive the strategic development of Nuffield Health’s private medical insurer relationships and lead corporate client relationships and business development across Nuffield Health’s range of connected health services. Prior to this Jenni held a number of senior commercial roles at AXA PPP...

30-01-2018 iPMI Magazine Executive Appointments Movements News

iPMI Magazine Interviews

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Andrew Apps Head Of Global Healthcare Bellwood Prestbury About International Private Medical Insurance for High Net Worth Individuals

Please introduce yourself and background in the International Private Medical Insurance (IPMI) market: Having enjoyed 32 years working in the PMI industry, the past 26 years exclusively in the international sector, I have gained firsthand experience of how both insurers and intermediaries operate, enabling an understanding of the way each side behaves and the changing demands of one of the insurance industry’s fasting growing sectors. As a seasoned traveller and former expatriate, I have worked extensively across South East Asia, the Former Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East, developing business operations with local and multi-national companies. This valuable experience has enabled a unique understanding not...

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Mr John Casey CEO Pacific Cross International

Mr. Casey has a long history in the ASEAN region and is currently in the Philippines. He is currently both President & CEO of Pacific Cross (Philippines) and Chief Executive Officer and Director of the holding company of his group’s health insurance and related businesses in Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam. Prior to his current appointment, he was President of a US life insurance company in the Philippines. Aside from directly building a significant health insurance company in the Philippines, he is focused on a long term business plan for the group to establish a common branded ASEAN specialist health insurance business across the region in...

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