Joseph P. Sullivan Joins CIGNA's Board of Directors

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CIGNA Corporation (NYSE: CI) announced today that Joseph P. Sullivan, former chairman and chief executive officer of Protocare, Inc., a clinical trials and pharmaceutical industry consulting firm, will join CIGNA Corporation's board of directors effective April 27, 2010. He will be a member of the corporate governance committee and the people resources committee.

Sullivan has been a private investor since 2003. He currently serves as a director of Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., HCP, Inc. and Maguire Properties. He is also chairman of the board of advisors of RAND Health, a non-profit institution dedicated to emerging health policy issues.

“We’re really pleased to have Joe join our board. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in health care and health policy, an appreciation for our commitment to health improvement and wellness, and a terrific understanding of what it takes to be a growth company,” said David M. Cordani, CIGNA president and chief executive officer.

Sullivan holds both a bachelor of science degree and a juris doctor degree from the University of Minnesota. He also earned a master of business administration from Harvard Business School.

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