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  • Emma Dickson Joins BroadRiver as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
    Emma Dickson Joins BroadRiver as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

    Firm focuses on uncorrelated fixed income alternatives

    BroadRiver Asset Management, L.P., a New York based manager of alternative assets announced today that Emma Dickson has joined the firm as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer and a key member of the firm’s management team.
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  • PartnerRe Appoints Chris Shanahan President, US Life Operations
    PartnerRe Appoints Chris Shanahan President, US Life Operations

    To assume overall accountability for PartnerRe’s US life reinsurance business

    To assume overall accountability for PartnerRe’s US life reinsurance business PEMBROKE, Bermuda, July 10, 2019 – PartnerRe Ltd. (“PartnerRe”) announced today that Chris Shanahan has been appointed President of its US Life operations effective July 1, 2019. Mr. Shanahan joined PartnerRe in May 2018 as Executive Vice President, Corporate Development, North America Life, where he…
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  • John Young Named VP, Marketing and Communications, at Penn Mutual
    John Young Named VP, Marketing and Communications, at Penn Mutual

    Brings a unique mix of marketing, communications and customer engagement expertise

    The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company (Penn Mutual) is pleased to announce John Young has joined the company as vice president of marketing and communications.
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  • Susan Spivak Bernstein Named Senior Investor Relations Officer at The Hartford
    Susan Spivak Bernstein Named Senior Investor Relations Officer at The Hartford

    To manage earnings reporting, investor communications

    The Hartford has appointed Susan Spivak Bernstein as a senior Investor Relations officer, effective June 26, reporting to Sabra Purtill, treasurer and head of Investor Relations. In her role, Spivak Bernstein will assume primary responsibility for Investor Relations operations, including earnings reporting, investor communications and conferences, and senior management roadshows.
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  • Bryon Colby Joins Purchasing Power® as Chief Digital Marketing Officer
    Bryon Colby Joins Purchasing Power® as Chief Digital Marketing Officer

    To focus on 'the customer experience'

    Bryon Colby has been named Chief Digital Marketing Officer at Purchasing Power, LLC, a voluntary benefit company offering the leading employee purchase program through the convenience of payroll deductions. Colby will relocate from Cincinnati to be based in Atlanta and report directly to Purchasing Power Chief Executive Officer Richard Carrano.
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  • Brian L. Scanlon Joins Guardian as EVP of Business Development and Chief Marketing Officer
    Brian L. Scanlon Joins Guardian as EVP of Business Development and Chief Marketing Officer

    To develop strategy for acquisitions and partnerships

    The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian), one of the nation’s largest mutual life insurers and a leading provider of whole life, individual disability insurance, and employee benefits, announced today that Brian L. Scanlon joins as Executive Vice President of Business Development and Chief Marketing Officer.
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  • Beth Wood named Chief Marketing Officer at The Principal
    Beth Wood named Chief Marketing Officer at The Principal

    SVP to manage brand, market research, analytics and business intelligence, global firm relations and external communication

    The Principal Financial Group® today announced that Beth Wood has joined the company as senior vice president and chief marketing officer (CMO), effective July 22, 2019. As CMO, Wood assumes overall responsibility of the Global Center for Brand and Insights which includes brand, market research, analytics and business intelligence, global firm relations and external communications.
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  • Mimi Hodac Appointed VP, Consultant Relations for AIG Retirement Services
    Mimi Hodac Appointed VP, Consultant Relations for AIG Retirement Services

    To focus on strengthening relationships with consultants in the western region

    To focus on strengthening relationships with consultants in the western region HOUSTON, June 21, 2019 — AIG Retirement Services (formerly VALIC), a leading retirement plan provider for healthcare, K-12, higher education, government, religious, charitable and other not-for-profit organizations, has named Mimi Hodac Vice President of Consultant Relations for the Western Region. Ms. Hodac will focus…
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  • Shannon Kennedy Appointed Global Head of BMO Family Office
    Shannon Kennedy Appointed Global Head of BMO Family Office

    To lead their rebranded ultra-high net worth division

    BMO Wealth Management announced today that Shannon Kennedy has been appointed G, the newly rebranded ultra-high net worth division. Under Kennedy’s leadership, BMO Family Office will continue to offer the tailored approach that has proven successful in advising ultra-affluent families across North America.
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  • Michael Sperduto Joins The Standard as Retirement Plan Consultant
    Michael Sperduto Joins The Standard as Retirement Plan Consultant

    To serve Western PA, Northern OH & Western NY

    The Standard announced the hiring of Michael Sperduto as a retirement plan consultant. He will work with advisors in western Pennsylvania, northern Ohio and western New York.
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  • Rob Vidin Promoted to 2VP and Actuary, Retirement Plans at The Standard
    Rob Vidin Promoted to 2VP and Actuary, Retirement Plans at The Standard

    To run the DB Benefits business with an eye toward continued growth

    Standard Insurance Company ("The Standard”) has announced the promotion of Rob Vidin to second vice president and actuary for Retirement Plans. “His deep experience makes him very well suited to help us continue growing our business and providing the exceptional products and services we’re known for.” 
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  • Carla Ardell Apointed Team Leader for Relationship Managers at MassMutual
    Carla Ardell Apointed Team Leader for Relationship Managers at MassMutual

    Head of relationship management for corporate, nonprofit and government markets in the South Central Region

    Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) has appointed Carla Ardell as Head of Relationship Management for retirement plans in the South Central Region.
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  • Dr. Dennis E. Logue Honored
    Dr. Dennis E. Logue Honored

    Ledyard Financial Group recognizes retiring chair

    At Ledyard Financial Group, Inc.’s (Ticker symbol LFGP) annual shareholder meeting on May 23, 2019, Dr. Dennis E. Logue retired from his position as Chair of the Board of Directors as he reached the mandatory retirement age.
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  • Anne-Marie Diouf Named SVP,  Chief Human Resources Officer at Symetra
    Anne-Marie Diouf Named SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer at Symetra

    To manage a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion

    Symetra Life Insurance Company today announced the appointment of Anne-Marie Diouf as senior vice president and chief human resources officer, effective July 1, 2019. She will succeed Chris Katzmar Holmes, currently senior vice president, human resources and administration, who will be retiring from Symetra.
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  • Roger Putnam To Lead Pru’s U.S. Customer Service Operations
    Roger Putnam To Lead Pru’s U.S. Customer Service Operations

    To 'streamline and strengthen' company's customer experience

    Roger Putnam has joined Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) as chief operating officer of the company’s Enabling Solutions organization.
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  • Mark Cover Appointed Head Of Field Sales for Mass Mutual’s DCIO Channel
    Mark Cover Appointed Head Of Field Sales for Mass Mutual’s DCIO Channel

    To lead growth of as part of a broader strategy to grow MassMutual Funds

    MassMutual has appointed Mark Cover as Head of DCIO Field Sales as part of an expansion of sales, marketing, operations and other functions to support the fund complex. Cover reports to Aruna Hobbs, Head of Institutional Investments for MassMutual’s Institutional Solutions business.
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  • Patrick Prichard Named President and CEO, LifeSecure Insurance Company
    Patrick Prichard Named President and CEO, LifeSecure Insurance Company

    Brings experience and vision to the company's mission of 'creating a better future' for its customers

    LifeSecure Insurance Company has announced the appointment of Patrick J. Prichard as president and CEO, effective June 1, 2019. The move follows the resumption of former LifeSecure president and CEO Kevin Stutler's previous position of vice president of Enterprise Ancillary Business at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, the parent company of LifeSecure.
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  • Kristin Popovic Named Manager at UBS Financial, Indianapolis
    Kristin Popovic Named Manager at UBS Financial, Indianapolis

    Brings more than a decade of experience in financial services and investing

    UBS Financial Services Inc. announces the promotion of Kristin Popovic to Branch Manager of the Indianapolis office. She is the office’s first-ever female branch manager and will be responsible for overseeing 72 employees and $4.9 billion in assets.
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  • Terri Fiedler Named President and CEO, AIG Financial Distributors
    Terri Fiedler Named President and CEO, AIG Financial Distributors

    To head the sales and distribution organization for AIG Life & Retirement

    AIG Life & Retirement, a division of American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG), today announced the appointment of Terri Fiedler as President and Chief Executive Officer, AIG Financial Distributors. Ms. Fiedler succeeds Steve Maginn...
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  • Cindy Pace Named Global Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at MetLife
    Cindy Pace Named Global Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at MetLife

    The critical success factors for growth & innovation

    MetLife today announced Vice President Cindy Pace as its new global chief diversity and inclusion officer. With this move, MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) continues to position diversity and inclusion as critical success factors in the company’s growth and innovation.
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  • Darlene Murphy Ranked One of America’s Top 50 Advisors
    Darlene Murphy Ranked One of America’s Top 50 Advisors

    Forbes announces the top women wealth advisors for 2019

    Darlene Murphy CPA, CFP®, President, Portfolio Manager and Co-Founder of Wellesley Asset Management, Inc. was recently named to Forbes’ list of America’s Top Women Wealth Advisors for the second consecutive year. Ms. Murphy ranked #41 nationwide out of the 250 women selected, and #5 in Massachusetts.
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