David M. Cordani was named president and Chief Operating Officer of CIGNA Corporation in June 2008. Most recently he was president of CIGNA HealthCare, a position he held since July 2005. As president and COO, Cordani has executive management responsibility for CIGNA's HealthCare, group insurance businesses, and CIGNA International.
In the HealthCare role, Cordani stepped forward with the industry-leading position on health improvement as the future, with a focus on health, well-being, and security of the individuals the company serves. He extends that leadership perspective across the corporation and the globe, focusing on the customer experience and enhancing the health and productivity of the individual and corporate clients.
Cordani's passion for health and well being extends into his personal life, charitable and community activities. A competitive tri-athlete in his down time, he is also actively involved with the Multiple Sclerosis Society, American Cancer Society, March of Dimes, and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Annually CIGNA sponsors the Health Awareness Tour to generate awareness and educate employees, customer populations, and communities across the United States about health and healthy lifestyles - Cordani rides in the bike tour each year.
Previously Cordani was president of Health Segments for CIGNA HealthCare responsible for the company's distribution, marketing, and underwriting for all customer segments, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CIGNA HealthCare, and other CIGNA positions including Controller for CIGNA Corporation, and president of CIGNA HealthCare's Southeast Region. Prior to CIGNA, Cordani was with Coopers & Lybrand.
Cordani serves on Boards of Directors for the National Association of Manufacturers, the Connecticut Business and Industry Association, and the CIGNA Foundation. He is a graduate of Texas A&M (B.S., 1988) and the University of Hartford (M.B.A. in Marketing, 1994), and is a Chartered Financial Consultant and a Certified Public Accountant.