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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

Download: iPMI Magazine International Private Medical Insurance Providers Network Directory January 2018

Download the latest iPMI Magazine Provider Network Directory Company Guide January 2018. Featuring leading IPMI players Aetna International, Bellwood Prestbury, Cigna Global IPMI, DavidShield, Generali Global Health, GeoBlue, Globality Health, Integra Global, Pacific Cross International and Wellaway. Plus check out the back of the publication for the broker directory. Did you claim your free line entry? Get listed, click here and fill in the quick form. Choosing the right international private medical insurance (IPMI) and health insurance coverage...

27-01-2018 iPMI Magazine Breaking News

Increased Data Transparency Will Help Prevent Out-Of-Pocket Expenditure On Healthcare From Doubling To HKD94 Billion By 2024/25

Bupa has called for joint efforts to improve data transparency in Hong Kong's private healthcare market. Bupa published a report on Hong Kong's private healthcare market that highlights the key role of data transparency in improving consumers' healthcare experience and the sustainability of the healthcare system. Dr. Sarah Salvilla, Medical and Health Risk Management Director – International Markets, Bupa, commented, "Our report shows transparency is a vehicle to help improve quality and manage...

26-01-2018 iPMI Magazine Breaking News

New Pacific Prime Thailand Office Opens To Expand Brand Presence In Asia

Pacific Prime, has announced the launch of its new Thailand office. Based in Bangkok, the office will serve as the company’s new push to expand insurance brokerage services in Thailand - for both local Thais and expats, and multinational businesses looking to cover staff on overseas assignments. Walter van der Wal, Business Development Manager Thailand, says this new presence will broaden Pacific Prime’s capacity to serve both new and existing clients...

26-01-2018 iPMI Magazine Breaking News

Fears Of A Tsunami In Alaska Prompt The Issue Of A Level 4 Alert

Fears of a tsunami in Alaska on 23rd January prompted the Healix GSOC to issue a Level 4 alert to client’s employees in affected areas. Craig Webb, Security and Political Risk Analyst at Healix International talks about what happens behind the scenes when such a risk is identified, illustrating the value of Healix Active Monitoring. At 00h31 (local time) on 23rd January, a 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the south-eastern coast...

26-01-2018 Articles Case Studies

iPMI Magazine Interviews

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...

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...

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