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  • Ernest McNeill Jr. Joins The Phoenix Companies
    Ernest McNeill Jr. Joins The Phoenix Companies

    Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer

    The Phoenix Companies, Inc. (NYSE:PNX) today announced that its Board of Directors appointed Ernest McNeill Jr., CPA, CFA, as senior vice president and chief accounting officer. He will join the company on Aug. 25, 2014.
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  • Andre Richards to Lead Brand Strategy at Delta Dental
    Andre Richards to Lead Brand Strategy at Delta Dental

    Twenty years' experience in strategic brand marketing

    Delta Dental Plans Association (DDPA), the nation’s largest dental benefits provider, is pleased to announce the hiring of Andre Richards as its new director of brand strategy and management. Mr. Richards will be focused on developing, managing and championing the Delta Dental Brand.
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  • Anastasia Stull Appointed Managing Director at NewOak
    Anastasia Stull Appointed Managing Director at NewOak

    Focusing on compliance and risk; Expanding company's presence in Washington, D.C.

    NewOak announced the appointment of Anastasia Davis Stull as a managing director in its Credit Services group, responsible for business development and execution in the areas of regulatory compliance and risk management for the financial services sector.
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  • Jody A. Beresin Promoted at The Phoenix
    Jody A. Beresin Promoted at The Phoenix

    Named Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer

    The Phoenix Companies, Inc. (NYSE:PNX) today announced that Jody A. Beresin has been promoted to executive vice president and chief administrative officer. She is responsible for Human Resources, Corporate Communications, Corporate Services and Information Technology and continues to report to James D. Wehr, president and chief executive officer.
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  • Carol A. Harnett Named President of Council for Disability Awareness
    Carol A. Harnett Named President of Council for Disability Awareness

    Nonprofit taps industry leader to further its mission of disability awareness and education

    The Council for Disability Awareness today announced it has appointed Carol A. Harnett, a widely respected consultant, speaker, writer and trendspotter in the fields of employee benefits, absence and disability management, and health and performance innovation, as President.
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  • Matthew Grove Promoted at NYL
    Matthew Grove Promoted at NYL

    Named Chief Administrative Officer for Insurance and Agency Group

    New York Life has named Matthew Grove chief administrative officer in New York Life’s Insurance and Agency Group, where he is responsible for oversight of strategy development for the Group, new business operations, and quality assurance, compliance and finance functions for the Service operation.
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  • Ed Pollis to Head ING Practice Management
    Ed Pollis to Head ING Practice Management

     Focus on strategy, new initiatives & product development

    ING Financial Partners has hired Ed Pollis in a new role as head of practice management. In this position, Pollis will drive practice management strategy and develop an advice-based program that taps ING Financial Partners’ full array of advisory tools and resources, as well as industry best practices.
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  • Vince Rainforth Appointed National Practice Leader For Not-for-profit Retirement Plan Market
    Vince Rainforth Appointed National Practice Leader For Not-for-profit Retirement Plan Market

    To spearhead growth initiative targeting retirement plans for hospitals, credit unions, charities, private colleges and other nonprofit organizations

    MassMutual Retirement has appointed Vince Rainforth as national practice leader for not-for-profit (NFP) retirement plans as the insurer looks to expand its footprint in the increasingly competitive $1 trillion marketplace.
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  • Derek Warner to Lead Sun Life’s New England Territory
    Derek Warner to Lead Sun Life’s New England Territory

    Sales Model Emphasizes On-Site Leadership, Collaboration, Innovation

    The U.S. business group of Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE: SLF, TSX: SLF) has announced Derek Warner as Group Market Manager and Assistant Vice President for Sun Life’s New England territory, encompassing Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
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  • Mark Donaphon to Lead SunLife’s Mid-Atlantic Territory
    Mark Donaphon to Lead SunLife’s Mid-Atlantic Territory

    Sales Model Emphasizes On-Site Leadership, Collaboration, Innovation

    The U.S. business group of Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE: SLF, TSX: SLF) has announced Mark Donaphon as Group Market Manager and Assistant Vice President for Sun Life’s Mid-Atlantic territory, encompassing Upstate New York (Albany, Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse); Western Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, DC, and West Virginia.
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  • Kevin Kuzon to Lead Sun Life’s Southeast Territory
    Kevin Kuzon to Lead Sun Life’s Southeast Territory

    Sales Model Emphasizes On-Site Leadership, Collaboration, Innovation

    The U.S. business group of Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE: SLF, TSX: SLF) has announced Kevin Kuzon as Group Market Manager and Assistant Vice President for Sun Life’s Southeast territory, encompassing the Carolinas and Georgia.
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  • William Wagner Named Agency Manager at Western & Southern Life
    William Wagner Named Agency Manager at Western & Southern Life

    To focus on growth of middle-market business

    Florida native William H. Wagner has been named agency manager at The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company (Western & Southern Life) to lead business development and operations for the company’s Jacksonville-West Agency.
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  • Hilger Named Securian CEO
    Hilger Named Securian CEO

    'Grew up' in the insurance industry; Proven record

    Securian Financial Group today announced that President Christopher M. Hilger will also serve as chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2015. Chairman and CEO Robert L. Senkler, who will retire from active management after serving as CEO for 20 years, will remain as chairman of the board of directors.
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  • Rob Murphy to Manage Dressander BD Division
    Rob Murphy to Manage Dressander BD Division

    Brings 17 years experience in sales, management

    Dressander|BHC, a nation-wide, leading financial marketing organization, has hired Rob Murphy as the National Sales Manager of the Broker Dealer division, DBHC Advisory Network.
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  • Peter D. Hancock Named President and CEO of AIG
    Peter D. Hancock Named President and CEO of AIG

    A person in whom investors, clients, distribution partners, employees, and regulators can place great trust

    American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) today announced that its Board of Directors has named Peter D. Hancock as President and Chief Executive Officer, AIG, effective September 1 Mr. Hancock will also join AIG’s Board of Directors, effective September 1.
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  • Susan M. Anthony Appointed to National Sales Director at Penn Mutual
    Susan M. Anthony Appointed to National Sales Director at Penn Mutual

    A liason between field and home office

    The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, a 167-year-old company, is pleased to announce that Susan Anthony has been appointed Penn Mutual’s national sales director.
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  • Harry Monti to Lead Group Life, Disability at Symetra
    Harry Monti to Lead Group Life, Disability at Symetra

    Twenty Five years of broad financial, strategic experience

    Symetra Life Insurance Company today announced that Harry Monti will lead operations for its group life and disability income insurance business. As vice president of Group Life and Disability Operations, Monti will be responsible for leading the unit’s administration and claims functions. He will be based in Symetra’s Enfield, Conn.,office.
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  • David Shepherd Joins The Phoenix
    David Shepherd Joins The Phoenix

    To lead Corporate Audit Department

    The Phoenix Companies, Inc. (NYSE:PNX) today announced that David Shepherd has joined the company as vice president and corporate auditor. Mr. Shepherd will lead the company’s Corporate Audit Department, responsible for planning and performance of all financial, operational, compliance and information technology internal audits. He also will oversee the company’s internal control program.
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  • Ed Pollis Joins ING as Head of Practice Management
    Ed Pollis Joins ING as Head of Practice Management

     To oversee all aspects of practice management strategy

    ING Financial Partners has hired Ed Pollis in a new role as head of practice management. In this position, Pollis will drive practice management strategy and develop an advice-based program that taps ING Financial Partners’ full array of advisory tools and resources, as well as industry best practices.
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  • Heather Lavallee to Lead Voya Employee Benefits
    Heather Lavallee to Lead Voya Employee Benefits

    Important growth segment now markets to new clients under the Voya brand

    which has rebranded from ING U.S., recently appointed Heather Lavallee as president of its Employee Benefits business. The business unit operates as a part of the company’s Insurance Solutions organization.
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