Jerome Droesch

Cigna MEA

Based in Dubai, Jérôme Droesch is the Chief Executive Officer of Cigna in the Middle East & Africa (MEA) region, Board Member for Cigna’s operations in India and Turkey, and Senior Executive Officer & Chairman of Cigna Insurance  Management Services Board in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).

In his capacity, he is responsible for advancing the company’s operations as the premier provider of both health and wellness insurance services to individuals, groups and government entities across the MEA region, Turkey and India.

Under Jerome’s leadership in 2019, Cigna’s Middle East business strengthened its position as an industry leader, achieving growth and stability, whilst acquiring numerous industry accolades along the way, including Health Insurance Company of the Year at both the MENA IR and MIIA awards respectively.

In addition, he oversees Cigna’s locally regulated offices in the Middle East and Africa and the implementation of high-level strategies for ensuring the long-term profitable growth of the organization.

Prior to joining Cigna, Jérôme was with AXA Group in an illustrious career spanning over 27 years, where he held various management positions across multiple geographies and business.

Jérôme has a Masters in Engineering from Ecole Centrale, a Masters in Wealth Management from the SKEMA Business School, and has completed his further management studies from INSEAD.

He is fluent in French and English.