Press release from Business Wire
Cigna to Hire in Pittsburgh
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Cigna to Hire in Pittsburgh08:00 EST Wednesday, November 20, 2013
PITTSBURGH (Business Wire) -- Cigna (NYSE:CI) is recruiting for approximately 150 new employees in the Pittsburgh area to join its health care customer service team. The company is hiring for management, training and customer service positions at its offices in North Fayette, Pennsylvania.
“Cigna is a global health service company with a strong focus on customer service as a competitive differentiator and that has strong roots in Pittsburgh,” said Julia Huggins, president of Cigna's health care operations in Pennsylvania. “We hire passionate and empathetic people who live our mission to improve the health, well-being and sense of security of the people we serve.”
“Expanding our operations in the area reinforces Cigna's commitment to our customers and to the Pittsburgh region. At Cigna, we work to meet the unique needs of the individual. It is one of the many ways that Cigna adds value and competes in the market. Vibrant competition among insurers in Western Pennsylvania not only benefits consumers but the local economy as well and Cigna is investing in our customers and in Pittsburgh,” Huggins said.
Cigna already has major operations in Pittsburgh, with approximately 1,400 employees locally working in the company's health coaching and case management center and in the Cigna disability insurance unit. The new job opportunities in Pittsburgh result from growth in the number of Cigna's medical plan customers nationally. Customer service associates located in Pittsburgh will work to assist customers from many different states.
Available positions will be posted on Cigna's website in the Careers section at www.cigna.com. In addition, in early 2014 there will be a career fair and open house for those interested in the new positions. The specific date, time and location will be announced in the future.
In addition to its operations in Pittsburgh, Cigna also has a historic presence in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania that stretches across the state; including the historic headquarters of the Life Insurance Company of North America in Philadelphia and its claims operations center in Scranton. With over 5,000 employees in the Commonwealth, Pennsylvania remains a major employment and operations center for Cigna.
Cigna is committed to diversity and offers an array of employee benefits to employees including health, dental and disability insurance. Its employees are active in the community.
In 2009, Cigna became the first health service company to provide its customers with live 24/7/365 access to its customer service representatives for medical, dental and pharmacy plan customers and contracted health care professionals.
Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security. All products and services are provided exclusively by or through operating subsidiaries of Cigna Corporation, including Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company, Life Insurance Company of North America and Cigna Life Insurance Company of New York. Such products and services include an integrated suite of health services, such as medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products including group life, accident and disability insurance. Cigna maintains sales capability in 30 countries and jurisdictions, and has approximately 80 million customer relationships throughout the world. To learn more about Cigna®, including links to follow us on Facebook or Twitter, visit www.cigna.com.
Amy Turkington, 440-934-5385