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Jerome Droesch
CEO – MENA at Cigna Insurance Middle East


Jerome Droesch is the Chief Executive Officer of Cigna in the Middle East & North Africa region, with an oversight into Cigna operations in India and Turkey. 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 MENA region, Turkey and India.

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

Prior to joining Cigna, Jerome was with AXA Group in an illustrious career spanning over 27 years, where he held various management positions across multiple geographies and business, including Member of the Executive Committee for the AXA Group; Regional CEO for AXA France; Regional CEO for AXA Gulf and Middle East & Africa Region, where he was instrumental in building strong operations and spearheading the brand to a market leading position in the region.

He most recently served as the CEO for AXA Partners, a unit of AXA dedicated to developing partnership business globally, with headquarters in the United Kingdom.

Jerome 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.