Dr. Samuel Rindell

COO, Global Talent Cigna

Dr. Sam Rindell leads a multifunctional global human resource team that is responsible for enterprise learning and development, leadership development, client management, change management, coaching, facilitation, global educational reimbursement, advisory services, vendor relations, consulting services, learning technologies, and innovation at Cigna. During his tenure at Cigna, Sam has played a key role in enhancing performance management across the global enterprise, significantly advanced leadership development, and revamped Cigna's educational reimbursement program.  He has also led the Global Leaders as Teachers and Manager Effectiveness initiatives for the organization.  In addition to his role at Cigna, Sam has served as a professor and often leads executive education sessions and key note lectures in the areas of leadership, management, human resources, sales, and healthcare.

Prior to joining Cigna, Sam spent 12 years at Pfizer in various senior leadership roles within sales, research and development, human resources, talent, and learning and organizational development. He holds many professional certifications including: Hogan, Korn Ferry: viaEDGE Learning Agility, MBTI, DiSC, ProSci Change Management, Linkage Change Management, Emotional Intelligence 2.0, Hay Group Leadership Styles and Climate, TKI Conflict Modes, and is certified as an executive coach through the International Coaching Federation (ICF).

Sam holds two doctorate degrees: the first in Leadership and Healthcare; the second in Human Capital Development: Leadership and Management. He completed a post-doc Advanced Certificate Program in Strategic Human Resources Management at Cornell University.

Main Conference Day Two (25 Sep)

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019


Learn about how Cigna has revolutionised their performance management process/system through a measured and thoughtful approach to transforming performance management. Instead of ratings, the leading healthcare firm emphasised changing mindsets and improving the frequency and quality of conversations.

Dig into Cigna’s business case for change; learn why they chose to revamp performance management to help drive their transformation, and examine the impact the global initiative had with managers and employees.

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Samuel.

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