Cigna New Zealand has appointed Ms Gail Costa as its new CEO. Ms Costa brings significant international leadership experience and insurance knowledge to the role, which will be of benefit to Cigna's partners and customers. Ms Costa, who previously led Cigna's operations in the country for 10 years, returns to Cigna New Zealand's business at a time of significant growth for the company, which serves more than 250,000 customers.
Ms Costa has served on the Cigna New Zealand Board since 2012, and returns after successful assignments in Asia and Turkey. She is currently Chief Executive of Cigna’s Joint Venture business with QNB Finansbank in Turkey, a role she took up in 2015.
She will take up her new role on April 1.