By Dave Sebastian


Cigna Corp. said Eric Palmer, the finance chief, will become the president and operating chief of Evernorth, Cigna's health-services brand, effective Jan. 1, among other executive appointments.

Mr. Palmer will oversee Evernorth's pharmacy, care-management and benefit-management services. Brian Evanko, the president for the company's government business, will succeed Mr. Palmer, the health giant said Thursday.

The company's government business includes Medicare Advantage and Medicaid. Mr. Evanko joined Cigna in 1998. He has served as business financial officer for the company's global individual operations.

Matt Manders, who currently leads strategy and solutions, will take over Mr. Evanko's role in an expanded capacity, becoming president for government and solutions.

Everett Neville has been tapped as executive vice president for strategy and business development, while Aparna Abburi has been tapped to lead the Medicare business. The company appointed Amy Bricker to lead the Express Scripts business.

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