As it pursues its expansion into the Canadian market, Aetna International has announced the appointments of Jason McCormick and Chrissy Piraino as Sales Vice Presidents.
In an Aug. 17 announcement, Aetna International stated that McCormick and Piraino will be responsible “for the development and management of strategic broker relationships, as well as playing leadership roles in Aetna’s continued expansion in Canada.”
Piraino will focus on the Toronto and Southwestern Ontario market and McCormick will manage all other relationships across Canada outside of Southwestern Ontario.
Previously worked with Cowan Insurance Group
McCormick has 25 years’ experience in the Canadian health insurance industry. He spent the last 10 years as Practice Lead and Vice President of International Benefits for Cowan Insurance Group.
Piraino has nearly 20 years experience in the Canadian insurance market – the last 10 as a Senior Account Executive with Great West Life.
Announced expansion plans in February
“Aetna International is receiving a great deal of positive attention and recognition since announcing its Canadian expansion ambitions in February of this year,” said Carrie Chapman, Aetna International’s Market Head for Canada. “The appointments of Jason and Chrissy are a natural next step in our development and we are delighted to have new team members who combine extensive industry knowledge with a passion for serving the needs of the Canadian health market.”