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International Benefits Executive Ken Vaughan Joins Pacific Resources as Senior Vice President, Global Benefits

CHICAGO, IL, April 11, 2013 – Pacific Resources — a leading employee benefits advisory firm servicing large, predominantly Fortune-ranked corporations — announced that Ken Vaughan has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Global Benefits. He joins Pacific Resources from Cigna International where he was living in Shanghai, China as Managing Director of the Asia Pacific Region.

In his new role, Vaughan will be responsible for Pacific Resources’ Global Benefits practice, which will help clients assess and evaluate their global solutions and their related vendors across the world to ensure they meet the clients’ unique needs. Vaughan will also be responsible for East Coast sales for Pacific Resources.

“Ken brings an exceptional background in sales management and global strategic development as well as a unique understanding of international markets by having served in senior management positions in Asia,” said Paul Rogers, President and COO of Pacific Resources. “He has a strong reputation for seeing things differently and in a way that uncovers new opportunities and identifies the best solutions for domestic and international clients. That approach is a perfect fit for how Pacific Resources does business and the reason we are thrilled that he has joined our team.”

Vaughan has more than 20 years of group insurance experience, first as an underwriter and then through sales and management roles at CNA and The Hartford. He then joined Cigna to run its National Accounts Sales and Client Management division as Senior Vice President. Vaughan joined Cigna International in 2009 to serve as Senior VP, International Global Sales for Cigna. In 2011, he moved to Shanghai as the Managing Director of Cigna International in Asia Pacific where he led the company’s expansion strategy and market entry into China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand and Australia.

About Pacific Resources

Pacific Resources is a leading and independent employee benefits advisory firm servicing large, predominantly Fortune-ranked companies. Headquartered in Chicago with locations throughout the country, Pacific Resources partners with clients across industries to evaluate and improve their Life, Disability, Voluntary and other non-medical benefits and the technology platforms that support them. For over three decades, Pacific Resources’ unique, evidence-based insights have shaped innovative employee benefit solutions, impacting the lives of millions of employees in rewarding and binding ways. For more information, visit