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AIG Life & Retirement Expands Role of Todd Solash: Personnel Moves

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Todd Solash (Credit: AIG) Todd Solash (Credit: AIG)

AIG Life & Retirement — an arm of American International Group Inc. — says Todd Solash is getting an expanded role.

Solash has been CEO of the AIG unit’s individual retirement business. Now he will oversee the unit’s life insurance business as well.

(Related: Illinois Insurance Director to Leave Post: Personnel Moves)

Solash has a bachelor’s degree in finance and chemical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

Before moving to AIG, he worked in risk management and product development at Jefferson National, as a partner at Oliver Wyman, and as head of the individual annuity business at AXA US.

AIG is a multiline insurer based in New York. The company recently announced plans to split its life and retirement business from its property and casualty insurance business.

In other personnel moves news:

Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company has hired Regina Heyward to be head of supplier diversity, a new position

Heyward previously was senior vice president and head of supplier diversity at Wells Fargo & Company.

She has a bachelor’s degree from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and a law degree from North Carolina Central University.

She’s the vice chair of the board of Disability:IN, chair of the audit committee at the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the nominating committee at the Institute for Supply Management.

Cigna Corp., a health insurer and health care services company based in Bloomfield, Connecticut, has announced six top-level executive changes::

  • Eric Palmer to be president and chief operating officer of the Evernorth unit, which oversees the Express Scripts pharmacy benefits manager unit. Palmer has been Cigna’s chief financial officer.
  • Brian Evanko to be executive vice president and chief financial officer at Cigna. Evanko has been president, government business, at Cigna.
  • Matt Manders to oversee the government business operations, including Medicare and Medicaid products, at Cigna, as well as to continue to be Cigna’s president, government and solutions.
  • Everett Neville to be executive vice president, strategy and business development, at Cigna. Neville, who is a pharmacist, has been a senior vice president, value creation, at Cigna.
  • Aparna Abburi to be the president, Medicare business, at Cigna. Abburi has been leading Cigna’s Medicare Advantage business
  • Amy Bricker to be president, Express Scripts business. Bricker, a pharmacist, has been senior vice president, supply chain.

Centene Corp., a health insurer based in St. Louis, has picked Brent Layton to succeed Kenneth Burdick as executive vice president, markets, products, international, and chief business development officer.

Burdick plans to retire in January.

Layton has been Centene’s executive vice president and chief development officer.

He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia.

Triple-S Management Corp., a health insurer based in San Juan, Puerto Rico, says Juan José Román-Jiménez plans to retire from his position as the company’s chief financial officer.

Triple-S has hired an executive search firm to identify suitable candidates for the CFO role. The company hopes to complete the CFO selection process by June 30, 2021.

— Read AIG Expands Roles of 2 Top Executives: Personnel Moves, on ThinkAdvisor.

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