Dr. Samuel RindellHead, Global Talent & Learning
Dr. 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 also leads the Global Leaders as Teachers and Manager Effectiveness initiatives for the company. Prior to joining Cigna, Sam spent twelve years at Pfizer in various senior leadership roles within sales, research and development, human resources, and talent, learning and organizational development. Sam holds many professional certifications including: Hogan, viaEDGE Learning Agility, MBTI, DiSC, ProSci Change Management, Linkage Change Management, Emotional Intelligence 2.0, Hay Group Leadership Styles & Climate, TKI Conflict Modes and is certified as an executive coach through the International Coaching Federation (ICF). In addition to his role at Cigna, Sam has serves as a professor and often leads executive education sessions and key note lectures in the areas of leadership, management, human resources, sales, and healthcare. He holds a doctorate degree in Leadership and Healthcare and completed a post-doc Advanced Certificate Program in Strategic Human Resources Management at Cornell University.