Cigna Names Gina Papush Global Chief Data and Analytics Officer

In the newly created role reporting to Chris Hocevar, President of Strategy, Papush will lead enterprise data and analytics strategy to advance Cigna’s business and growth agenda.

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Cigna (Bloomfield, Conn.) has appointed Gina Papush Global Chief Data and Analytics Officer. In this newly created role, Papush will be 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 directly to Chris Hocevar, Cigna’s President of Strategy, Segments and Solutions. Papush comes to Cigna from QBE Insurance Group (Sydney) where she was the Global Chief Data and Analytics Officer, supervising data and analytics functions for the firm globally.

Gina Papush, Global Chief Data and Analytics Officer, Cigna.

“As our industry evolves, 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,” comments 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.”

Focus on Enterprise Data and Analytics

Papush has more than 22 years of experience in analytics strategy development and the use of data science to drive business value. Prior to her most recent role at QBE, she held senior leadership positions focused on enterprise data and analytics implementation at Citigroup, Fulcrum Analytics and GE Capital.

“I look forward to being part of the company, which is consistently recognized for creating innovative solutions tailored to client and customer needs, and harnessing the power of actionable insights to deliver even greater value to those stakeholders,” Papush comments.

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Anthony R. O’Donnell // Anthony O'Donnell is Executive Editor of Insurance Innovation Reporter. For nearly two decades, he has been an observer and commentator on the use of information technology in the insurance industry, following industry trends and writing about the use of IT across all sectors of the insurance industry. He can be reached at or (503) 936-2803.

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