NU Online News Service, June 23, 2004, 12:21 p.m. EDT

CIGNA Corp., Philadelphia, has promoted Kristin Julason to head of its federal government affairs operations in Washington.[@@]

Julason succeeds Art Lifson, who has retired. She will continue to be executive director of CIGNA’s political action committee.

Julason, who began working for CIGNA in 1995, has a bachelor’s degree in political science and communications from Villanova University.