Branching out in France

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Thien Brechon
On the move

Thien Brechon was recently appointed as senior sales director France for US-based global health services company Cigna Corporation.

The role will entail Thien using her more than 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry in France and internationally to lead Cigna’s expanding health insurance services for globally mobile employees.

She will work to continue to develop and strengthen the company’s presence in France and, working with sales director for France, Belgium, Luxembourg and French-speaking Switzerland Nicolas Redant, will lead Cigna’s efforts to provide personalised healthcare products and services for globally mobile employees of SMEs, multinational companies and government entities.

Thien previously worked with the Henna Group for 20 years where, most recently, she led the International Employee Benefits department, advising companies on the health insurance issues of their expatriate employees. She was previously Singapore country manager, responsible for business development in Asia Pacific.

“It is important to have a local presence to best serve French companies and their globally mobile employees,” commented sales director at Cigna Global Health Benefits Europe Raymond Linnartz. “We are delighted to welcome Thien. Her experience and determination will strengthen Cigna’s footprint in this key market and help ensure our continued success in Europe.”