Rosanna Durruthy

Cigna

Chief Diversity Officer

Rosanna Durruthy leads Cigna's global diversity and inclusion center of excellence.  In this role she develops and executes the enterprise diversity and inclusion.  As a member of the global human resources leadership team, Rosanna collaborates in the design and execution of integrated talent management strategies that drive employee engagement and retention.  Under Rosanna’s leadership, Cigna has introduced nine colleague resource groups (CRGs), supported by more than 3,000 employees, to activate actionable insights and innovate products and services that are culturally relevant and appropriate in meeting the needs of emerging, influential consumers of health services.

Prior to joining Cigna, Rosanna led an organizational consulting practice designed to accelerate diverse emerging leaders and next generation executives.  As an executive coach and personal network analyst, she supported clients in developing successful approaches to create diverse talent pipelines and leadership development strategies among clients in the financial services, consumer packaged goods, media/advertising, entertainment and insurance industries.

Rosanna has held human resources leadership roles in diversity, talent acquisition, leadership development, mobility and relocation, and human resources technology.  She is a frequent presenter at conferences in best practices in diversity and inclusion and has also presented at industry conferences including the 6th Emotional Intelligence World Summit in South Africa; Brokering Change: a Wall Street Multicultural Women’s Exchange; and the Forté MBA Women’s conference. 

Rosanna attended Harvard College and has previously served on the national board of directors of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs, now Prospanica; Lambda Legal; and the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy. Presently, she serves on the board of the PhD Project and the Human Rights Campaign Business Advisory Council.  She has been recognized as one of the country’s leading Hispanic women by both Hispanic and Hispanic Business magazines, and in 2012 Savoy magazine recognized her as one of the top influential women in America.

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