Medical technology company Olympus announced the appointment of Neil Boyden Tanner as global general counsel.

Tanner will report to President and Chief Executive Stefan Kaufmann. He joins the company on Jan. 8 and will formally assume the role of global general counsel on April 1.

This follows a 14-year tenure at Cigna, a global healthcare services company, where he most recently served as general counsel for finance, strategy, and international.