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Anthem/Cigna damages trial reveals infighting
Modern Healthcare

Anthem officials told a judge on Monday that their counterparts at Cigna sabotaged the $48.9 billion merger deal, even refusing to divest business lines that would have won them approval by regulators.

Thomas Zielinski, Anthem’s top lawyer, testified that Cigna CEO David Cordani was unhappy with his role in the combined company. Then-Anthem CEO Joseph Swedish had made an offer that placed him as the sole CEO post-merger.