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  • Jaacov Eric Bouskila Guardian’s Top Gun
    Jaacov Eric Bouskila Guardian’s Top Gun

    Company recognizes its number one life insurance sales producer

    The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian), one of the nation’s largest mutual life insurers and a leading provider of employee benefits, today announced that Jaacov Eric Bouskila of New York-based National Financial Network, LLC was the company’s number one producer for life sales in 2013.
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  • Kevin Collier Joins Allianz as AVP
    Kevin Collier Joins Allianz as AVP

    Strong leadership experience around employee engagement

    Kevin Collier recently joined Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) as the new assistant vice president of Policyholder Services. In this role, Collier is responsible for the company’s policyholder services functions, including administration, benefits, controls, and tax. He reports to Jasmine Jirele, senior vice president of Enterprise Operations.
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  • Andrea Gordon Promoted to SVP at UNUM
    Andrea Gordon Promoted to SVP at UNUM

    To focus on integrated underwriting

    Unum recently announced the promotion of Andrea Gordon to senior vice president of Integrated Underwriting for Unum US.
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  • Thomas Wald Named CIO of Transamerica Division
    Thomas Wald Named CIO of Transamerica Division

    To oversee investment and mutual fund development

    Transamerica announces the appointment of Thomas (Tom) Wald, CFA, as Chief Investment Officer of Transamerica's Individual Savings & Retirement division. As a member of the senior management team, Mr. Wald will have responsibility and oversight for Transamerica's investment and mutual fund product development functions while actively representing the company in investment thought leadership and products to advisors, clients, and the media.
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  • James T. Greenwell Named Sales Manager of Penn Mutual’s Tampa Agency
    James T. Greenwell Named Sales Manager of Penn Mutual’s Tampa Agency

    To head up recruitment, development and training for new, established advisors

    The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, a more than 167-year-old company, is pleased to announce that James T. Greenwell, ChFC has been appointed sales manager of 21st Century Financial, Penn Mutual’s Tampa, Fla.-based agency, under managing partner Charles Parks. Greenwell will be based in the agency’s Atlanta, Ga., office.
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  • Mark Wojtowicz Joins ING Financial Partners
    Mark Wojtowicz Joins ING Financial Partners

    In a new position, to Support Growth of Advisory Business

    ING Financial Partners (IFP), ING U.S.’s broker-dealer, has hired Mark Wojtowicz to fill a new role that is focused on driving continued expansion of the firm’s advisory business, which grew by 28 percent last year. In his new position, Wojtowicz will offer hands-on sales, product and practice management advisory support to the IFP network of financial advisors.
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  • Tiffany Albert Named President and CEO of LifeSecure
    Tiffany Albert Named President and CEO of LifeSecure

    A 20-year track record of leadership

    LifeSecure Insurance Company, today announced the appointment of Tiffany Albert as president and CEO. The move follows the retirement of Lisa Wendt, who previously held the same position
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  • Jeanmarie McFadden Named CCO at MetLife
    Jeanmarie McFadden Named CCO at MetLife

    To oversee enterprise-wide global communications function

    MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) announced today that it has named Jeanmarie McFadden as Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer, effective March 31.
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  • Wayne Daniel Appointed Head of U.S. Pensions at MetLife
    Wayne Daniel Appointed Head of U.S. Pensions at MetLife
    MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) (MetLife) today announced that Wayne Daniel has been appointed Vice President, U.S. Pensions, in MetLife’s Corporate Benefit Funding division. Daniel will report to Robin Lenna, Executive Vice President and head of Corporate Benefit Funding at MetLife.
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  • Karla Munden Named One of the Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America
    Karla Munden Named One of the Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America

    Lincoln Financial Group’s Senior Vice President and General Auditor Honored as Prominent Leader by Savoy Magazine

    Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) announced today that Karla Munden, senior vice president and general auditor, has been named to Savoy Magazine’s 2014 Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America. The complete list, which is published in the spring 2014 issue, highlights the nation’s top influencers and achievers from corporations such as Google, Wal-Mart, Verizon and McDonalds, among many others.
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  • Cathy Lewis Named Agency Manager at Western & Southern Life
    Cathy Lewis Named Agency Manager at Western & Southern Life

    To focus on middle-market initiatives

    Florida native Cathy L. Lewis, LUTCF, 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 Melbourne Agency.
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  • Annabelle Lee Named Sales Manager of The Heartland Group
    Annabelle Lee Named Sales Manager of The Heartland Group

    To head up sales at Penn Mutual’s Chicago-based agency

    The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, a more than 167-year-old company, is pleased to announce that Annabelle Lee has been appointed sales manager of The Heartland Group, Penn Mutual’s Chicago-based agency, under Managing Partners Jonathan Corteen and Jonathan Rotter.
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  • Mark Vujevich Named  Director of Penn’s Ohio Agency
    Mark Vujevich Named Director of Penn’s Ohio Agency

    To direct recruiting, training and sales

    The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, a more than 166-year-old company, is pleased to announce that Mark Vujevich has been promoted to managing director of 21st Century Financial, Penn Mutual’s Career Agency in Akron, Ohio. In his new role, Vujevich will be responsible for recruiting, training and sales production for the agency in the surrounding areas of Pittsburgh, Pa.
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  • Steve Sanders to Lead Columbus Life Sales
    Steve Sanders to Lead Columbus Life Sales

    To focus on distribution, recruitment & product development

    Steve Sanders has been named senior vice president and chief marketing officer of Columbus Life Insurance Company, a subsidiary of Western & Southern Financial Group (Western & Southern). In this role, Sanders will oversee all sales activities of the organization including distribution support, recruiting, and product development.
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  • Allison Gomes Joins Phoenix as VP, Corporate Finance
    Allison Gomes Joins Phoenix as VP, Corporate Finance

    An extensive background in insurance accounting

    The Phoenix Companies, Inc. (NYSE:PNX) today announced that Allison Gomes has joined the company as vice president, Corporate Finance. Ms. Gomes reports to Bonnie Malley, executive vice president and chief financial officer, and will oversee a number of key projects in Corporate Finance, including the company’s 2013 SEC filings.
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  • Michael “Mickey” Rosenzweig Pens “Regenerating Success”
    Michael “Mickey” Rosenzweig Pens “Regenerating Success”

    A guide for advisors to transform their careers

    February 18, 2014 – Michael “Mickey” Rosenzweig, CLU, ChFC, AEP, founder, president and CEO of Rosenzweig Financial Services, based in New York, N.Y., and part of Penn Mutual Life Insurance’s Company’s Career Agency System, has recently released a book titled, “Regenerating Success.”
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  • Mark Griffin Joins The Phoenix as EVP & Chief Risk Officer
    Mark Griffin Joins The Phoenix as EVP & Chief Risk Officer

    To lead enterprise risk-management

    The Phoenix Companies, Inc. (NYSE:PNX) today announced that Mark Griffin has joined the company as executive vice president and chief risk officer.
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  • Helen K. Simon Named RIIA’s 2014 Practitioner Thought Leader
    Helen K. Simon Named RIIA’s 2014 Practitioner Thought Leader

    Accomplished author, educator; Groundbreaking research on boomer retirement issues

    Boston, MA (February 24, 2014) The Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA) recently announced Helen K. Simon as the winner of its 2014 Practitioner Thought Leadership Award. Simon will be presented with the award at the RIIA Spring Conference March 17 and 18, 2014 in Chicago, IL.
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  • Renee West Promoted to SVP, Actuarial, at Allianz
    Renee West Promoted to SVP, Actuarial, at Allianz

    Recognition reflects innovative, industry-leading product development efforts

    Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) promoted Renee West to senior vice president of the Actuarial division. West is responsible for building competitive new products while ensuring the company’s profitability targets are met and risks are understood
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  • Mary C. Ward Promoted to Second VP at Security Mutual
    Mary C. Ward Promoted to Second VP at Security Mutual

    To oversee financial operations

    Security Mutual Life’s Board of Directors has announced the promotion of Mary C. Ward to the position of Second "Vice President, Financial Operations.
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