The Cigna Group, a global health company (NYSE:CI), announced today that Dr. Philip Ozuah was appointed to its Board of Directors. His appointment will take effect on June 1, 2023.
Dr. Philip Ozuah is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Montefiore Medicine since 2019. This umbrella organization includes the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Health System and its 13 member hospitals. Dr. Ozuah spent 32 years in Montefiore Medicine, holding positions of increasing responsibility. He was President of Montefiore Health System between 2018 and 2019, and Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer between 2012 to 2018. Montefiore Medicine, under his leadership, has established a national reputation for being a leader in the value-based healthcare field. This includes aligning community-based services and organizations with a focus on addressing socioeconomic factors that influence health.
Dr. Ozuah brings a wealth of experience and a wide range of backgrounds to the Board. In the last five years, The Cigna Group Board was refreshed by more than 60% to ensure diversity in skillsets, experiences and viewpoints. In 2022 the Board composition was higher than average in comparison to S&P benchmarks for median age, tenure and gender diversity.