Names

  • Nationwide Names Laura Titas As Senior Vice President, Chief Data Officer
    Nationwide Names Laura Titas As Senior Vice President, Chief Data Officer

    Responsible for leading Nationwide’s enterprise data office

    Nationwide has announced the hiring of Laura Titas as senior vice president and chief data officer, responsible for leading Nationwide’s enterprise data office. Titas will report to Nationwide Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Jim Fowler.
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  • Christine Coburn Named VP of Underwriting, Employee Benefits, At OneAmerica
    Christine Coburn Named VP of Underwriting, Employee Benefits, At OneAmerica

    To oversee risk management, business growth and distribution

    Christine Coburn has joined OneAmerica® as vice president of underwriting in support of the company’s Employee Benefits line of business, bringing to the role more than two decades of executive experience with key industry influencers.
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  • The Standard Promotes Lauren Canfield To Assistant VP & Actuary
    The Standard Promotes Lauren Canfield To Assistant VP & Actuary

    Focused on the strategic process and technology decisions

    Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) announced today that Lauren Canfield has been promoted to assistant vice president and actuary, Actuarial Transformation.
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  • Lucy Fato Named Head Of Communications & Government Affairs at AIG
    Lucy Fato Named Head Of Communications & Government Affairs at AIG

    Emily Garbaccio named Global Chief Marketing & Communications Office

    American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) today announced that Lucy Fato, Executive Vice President & General Counsel, has taken on additional responsibilities in the newly created position Global Head of Communications and Government Affairs.
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  • Mark Till Named EVP At Unum International
    Mark Till Named EVP At Unum International

    ‘Helping the working world thrive’

    Unum (NYSE: UNM) today announced that Mark Till will oversee Unum International's business as Executive Vice President. Mr. Till will join Unum on February 1, 2021, and will be officially appointed to the role on April 1, 2021, subject to regulatory approval.
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  • Steven Shebik Named As A Director To CNO Financial Board
    Steven Shebik Named As A Director To CNO Financial Board

    Chet Ragavan nominated; Charles Jacklin to retire

    CNO Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CNO) today announced that its board of directors has appointed Steven Shebik as a director, effective immediately, and nominated Chet Ragavan as a director to stand for election at the company's annual meeting in May 2021. Shebik's appointment increases the size of the board to 10 directors.
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  • Mike Freno Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Barings
    Mike Freno Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Barings

    To leverage ’tremendous momentum’ going into 2021

    Barings, one of the world's leading investment managers, today announced the appointment of Mike Freno as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Barings LLC, effective immediately. Mike is currently President, a role he assumed in February of this year. He is a member of Barings' Senior Leadership Team, Barings Board of Directors and Chairman of Barings…
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  • Tom Campbell Becomes President of the American Academy of Actuaries
    Tom Campbell Becomes President of the American Academy of Actuaries

    Succeeds 2019–20 President Joeff Williams

    Thomas A. Campbell of Farmington, Conn., began his term as president of the American Academy of Actuaries today, succeeding 2019–20 Academy President D. Joeff Williams to lead the national professional association of 19,500 members whose mission is to serve the public and the U.S. actuarial profession.
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  • Jessica Guo Among Top Wealth Advisor Moms
    Jessica Guo Among Top Wealth Advisor Moms

    UBS advisor from Wellesley, Ma recognized for 'an exceptional career’

    UBS Wealth Management USA announced today that Jessica Guo, Managing Director and Financial Advisor with The Guo Group in Wellesley has been named to Working Mother and SHOOK Research’s list of Top Wealth Advisor Moms, for 2020.
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  • Kristin Turner Named Director of RBC South Atlantic Complex
    Kristin Turner Named Director of RBC South Atlantic Complex

    ‘I love problem solving... and helping advisors take their practices to the next level'

    RBC Wealth Management – U.S. today promoted Kirstin Turner to the role of complex director for the firm’s newly created South Atlantic Complex, effective Nov. 1. Created by combining the firm’s Atlanta and Florida complexes, the South Atlantic Complex is the second-largest region in the franchise, behind Texas, and is composed of 13 branches, 150…
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  • Neil Sprackling and Barbara Turner to Lead LL Global Board of Directors in 2021
    Neil Sprackling and Barbara Turner to Lead LL Global Board of Directors in 2021

    Providing invaluable market insights, unique opportunities for peer-to-peer exchange, and industry-led shared solutions during these times of economic challenges

    At the 2020 LIMRA Annual conference today, LL Global, the parent company of LIMRA, LOMA and Secure Retirement Institute® (SRI®), announced Neil Sprackling, president U.S. life and health, Swiss Re America Holding Corporation, will be the 2021 chair of the LL Global board of directors. He succeeds Jill McGruder, senior vice president and chief marketing…
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  • Mark Dederer Named Director, Philanthropic Services at Hohimer
    Mark Dederer Named Director, Philanthropic Services at Hohimer

    To Help clients achieve their ’social mission’ objectives

    Hohimer Wealth Management welcomes Mark Dederer as the firm’s Director, Philanthropic Services, a new and unique role to help clients achieve their social mission objectives and goals. Mark will provide strategic counsel and customized giving solutions that establish a legacy of impact for future generations.
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  • Jenna Bloomgarden Named Director Of Marketing And Advisor Development at Summit Financial
    Jenna Bloomgarden Named Director Of Marketing And Advisor Development at Summit Financial

    To 'advance the brand’s positioning in the marketplace’ and provide support for financial advisors

    Summit Financial, a prominent financial services firm for top independent and breakaway advisors, has appointed Jenna Bloomgarden as Director of Marketing and Advisor Development. In her new role, she will support Summit’s marketing and communications strategies within the independent RIA sector, reporting to Ed Friedman, Director, Business Development and Growth. Bloomgarden will also work with…
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  • Jo Christine Miles Named Head Of Corporate and Nonprofit Philanthropy at Principal
    Jo Christine Miles Named Head Of Corporate and Nonprofit Philanthropy at Principal

    To focus on ‘strengthening communities’ around the world

    Principal Financial Group® announced today that Jo Christine Miles will lead the organization’s corporate and nonprofit philanthropic initiatives as director of Principal® Community Relations and the Principal Financial Group Foundation, Inc. (Principal® Foundation), beginning Monday, October 12. She will report to Beth Wood, senior vice president and chief marketing officer.
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  • LL Global Names Paul Arrowsmith as Head of International
    LL Global Names Paul Arrowsmith as Head of International

    Leading the organization’s programs by helping member companies in Asia, Latin America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East achieve their business objectives

    Strengthening its position around the world, LL Global —the parent company of LIMRA, LOMA, and Secure Retirement Institute® (SRI®) — today announced that Paul Arrowsmith will lead its international operations. Arrowsmith will report to Dave Levenson, president and CEO of LIMRA, LOMA, SRI and LL Global.
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  • Tony Leonard Named VP at MidCap Advisors
    Tony Leonard Named VP at MidCap Advisors

    To focus on retirement and wealth advisory firms

    MidCap Advisors, LLC hired Tony Leonard as Vice President to focus on advising Retirement and Wealth Advisory firms.
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  • Chris Behling appointed Hub Head Americas, Life & Health Products
    Chris Behling appointed Hub Head Americas, Life & Health Products

    Responsible for costing, underwriting, and ownership over the mortality portfolio in the Americas

    Chris Behling has been appointed Hub Head Life & Health Products for the Americas, with immediate effect, and he will continue in his role as Chief Underwriter. Chris succeeds Jeff Katz, who retired on September 30, 2020, after 38 years of service in the industry and nearly 10 years with Swiss Re.
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  • The Standard Names Alyssa Zabloudil Assistant Vice President and Actuary
    The Standard Names Alyssa Zabloudil Assistant Vice President and Actuary

    To lead the Employee Benefits pricing function for The Standard’s Disability, Life and Dental blocks of business

    Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) has named Alyssa Zabloudil assistant vice president and actuary.
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  • Eric Lin Named Senior Vice President and Corporate Actuary at Sammons
    Eric Lin Named Senior Vice President and Corporate Actuary at Sammons

    To promote cross-functional collaboration and manage actuarial talent initiatives

    Sammons Financial Group has named Eric Lin as senior vice president and corporate actuary. The promotion was effective Sept. 30, 2020.
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  • The American Fraternal Alliance Announces Allison Koppel, CAE as CEO
    The American Fraternal Alliance Announces Allison Koppel, CAE as CEO

    The right person to support and uplift this special niche of the life insurance industry

    The right person to support and uplift this special niche of the life insurance industry UNITED STATES — On September 22, the Chairman of the Board of the American Fraternal Alliance, Timothy L. Kuzma, announced that Allison H. Koppel, CAE, will become the American Fraternal Alliance’s CEO effective October 1, 2020. After completing a rigorous…
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  • John Pavese Appointed Head of Global Relationship Management By New York Life Investments
    John Pavese Appointed Head of Global Relationship Management By New York Life Investments

     To focus on delivering the highest level of service for the company's strategic client relationships, across all third-party retail and intermediary channels

     To focus on delivering the highest level of service for the company’s strategic client relationships, across all third-party retail and intermediary channels NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — New York Life Investments today announced the appointment of John Pavese as head of Global Relationship Management. Based in New York, Mr. Pavese will report to…
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