On March 20, 2015, Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced that Katharine L. Wade will be the new Commissioner of the Connecticut Insurance Department (the “Department”). Ms. Wade has over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry. Most recently, she was Cigna Corporation’s Vice President of Public Policy, Government Affairs and U.S. Compliance, a position she rose to since she started at Cigna Corporation in 1992. In this position, Ms. Wade managed a team handling federal and state legislative and regulatory affairs, public policy, and compliance operations for health, group life, and disability businesses. Ms. Wade will begin in her new role as Commissioner of the Department on Tuesday, March 24.
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