By Matt Grossman

 

Cigna Corp. has named Eric Palmer the incoming chief executive of its Evernorth health-services business.

Mr. Palmer will become Evernorth's CEO on Jan. 1. He was previously serving as the division's chief operating officer. Before that, he was Cigna's finance chief. Bloomfield, Conn.-based Cigna launched the Evernorth brand a year ago.

He will succeed Evernorth's current chief executive, Tim Wentworth, who plans to retire by the end of the year.

 

Write to Matt Grossman at matt.grossman@wsj.com

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

September 23, 2021 06:29 ET (10:29 GMT)

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