PRESS RELASE: Nayya Appoints Veteran Insurtech Leader, Sydney Hammons, as Director of Business Development

Nayya Appoints veteran Insurtech Leader, Sydney Hammons, as Director of Business Development

Insurtech Executive joins Nayya to Advance Direct to Employer and Benefit Consultant/Brokerage Partnerships

NEW YORK CITY, NY, July 23, 2020 - Nayya, a leading Insurtech startup backed by Guardian, Social Leverage, Cameron Ventures, and Soma Capital, today announced the appointment of Sydney Hammons as Director of Business Development. Hammons brings an extensive 10+ year background in sales and sales leadership specifically serving Insurtech/SaaS benefit administration marketplace.

Hammons joins Nayya from Benefitfocus, a cloud-based benefits management platform and services provider, where she led strategic sales and business development efforts across broker and employer channels. Among many noteworthy achievements, Hammons launched successful partnerships across the benefits ecosystem and grew key employer relations. 


Prior to Benefitfocus, Hammons was instrumental in leading early stage sales efforts at League, an enterprise health operating system, and unicorn startup Zenefits. In her new role, Hammons is focused on building key relationships with brokers and consultants, and mid-large employer customers through Nayya’s core product suite. 


CEO Sina Chehrazi says, “I’m really excited to welcome Sydney to the Nayya family in delivering consumer health care solutions, both supported during open enrollment and the other ’50 weeks of the year’ healthcare utilization, to our valued broker partners and employers”.

About Nayya

Nayya, a New York-based technology company, has connected 3.5 billion consumer data points, using AI and data science to empower employees to navigate the world of benefits in a more meaningful and simpler way.

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