Jerome Droesch named as CEO of Cigna International Markets Business for Domestic Health and Health Services
September 2022   PRESS RELEASE

Jerome Droesch named as CEO of Cigna International Markets Business for Domestic Health and Health Services

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  • Responsible for advancing Cigna’s Domestic Health and Health Services portfolio in all international markets outside of the US

As part of its commitment to support its global growth, Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI), a global health services company, has announced that Jerome Droesch will take over as the Chief Executive Officer of Domestic Health and Health Services for all of Cigna International Markets business outside of the United States of America.

Jerome’s expanded role put him at the helm for advancing Cigna’s portfolio across global markets, including strategic markets such as UAE, Singapore, Hong Kong, Spain and Australia among others. Within his new remit, Jerome will focus on leading the Domestic Health and Health Services business for the company. Jerome was earlier the CEO of Cigna for the Middle East, Africa and South East Asia regions. In addition to his expanded remit, Jerome also leads Cigna’s International Market’s Strategy, Innovation, and the Data & Analytics functions.

The move reinforces Cigna’s strategic plans to grow its operations as the premier provider of both health and wellness insurance services to individuals, groups and government entities across key markets.

Jerome continues to be the Board Member for Cigna’s operations in India, Turkey and Australia, and Chairman of Cigna Insurance Management Services Board in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).

Under Jerome’s leadership, Cigna’s Middle East business has strengthened its position as innovative industry leader, expanded its footprint across the region, introduced new products and services to cater to a wider market segment and support its partners, while consistently maintaining a double-digit growth.

In his comments on the appointment, Jerome said: “As we look ahead to expand our portfolio and presence across the globe, I am humbled and honoured to take up additional responsibility at Cigna International Markets to grow our Domestic Health and Health Services business. Our mandate is to provide comprehensive health and wellbeing support to individuals and organizations worldwide by making healthcare simple, affordable and predictable.”

Jerome’s career spans over 30 years in the insurance industry.

About Cigna Middle East & Africa

Cigna Corporation is a global health service company dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being, and peace of mind. With a heritage of over 200 years, Cigna is committed to its promise of being together all the way in providing healthcare, clinical management and wellness programs to employers, individuals, and governments around the world.

Operating for more than 17 years in the MENA region, Cigna serves the GCC markets and Lebanon through its locally regulated entities. The company delivers both health and wellness services to individuals, employers and government entities in the region.

Cigna has been operating in the African continent for 60 years servicing over 250,000 members. Cigna is servicing corporates through a partnership between Hollard and Cigna. Together, we provide health insurance for local companies looking to insure key resources and multinationals looking to harmonize their health insurance across Africa.

Cigna maintains a global sales capability in 30 countries and jurisdictions, employing over 74,000 people that service more than 165 million customer relationships and more than 1 billion customer touchpoints.

To learn more about Cigna Insurance Middle East, visit

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