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  • Jennifer Glessner Promoted To Senior Vice President For Ash Brokerage
    Jennifer Glessner Promoted To Senior Vice President For Ash Brokerage

    Advancing ‘increased opportunities for digital experience’ for underwriting

    Jennifer Glessner has been promoted to Senior Vice President, New Business and Underwriting for Ash Brokerage.
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  • Ben Fulton, ETF Icon Joins Board Of Optimal Asset Management
    Ben Fulton, ETF Icon Joins Board Of Optimal Asset Management

    To provide guidance on business development opportunities

    Optimal Asset Management, a SEC-registered investment advisor and manager of $2.4 Billion in Custom Portfolios assets utilizing its patented direct indexing software, announced today that ETF industry veteran Ben Fulton is joining the board to provide guidance on business development opportunities.
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  • Bryan Albert Named Head Of Sales At Eagle Life
    Bryan Albert Named Head Of Sales At Eagle Life

    To focus on wholesaler development, sales excellence and marketing alignment

    Eagle Life Insurance Company®, a subsidiary of American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company®, has announced Bryan Albert will be joining the company as Head of Sales effective Feb. 9, 2021. In this role, Albert will be managing all aspects of Eagle Life’s sales teams while ensuring alignment between sales strategies and marketing. Albert will report…
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  • Cristina Campabadal Hired To Lead RIA’s International Growth Effort At Octavia Wealth Advisors
    Cristina Campabadal Hired To Lead RIA’s International Growth Effort At Octavia Wealth Advisors

    Industry veteran brings close to two decades of experience to $1.4 billion wealth management firm

    Octavia Wealth Advisors (Octavia), a $1.4 billion registered investment advisory firm, announces the appointment of Cristina Campabadal to spearhead its continued growth in Latin America (LatAm) and Spain. Campabadal joins the firm with more than 17 years of experience in international wealth management and private banking. Her addition signals the firm’s intention to expand its…
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  • Marianne Caswell Named President Of 
Park Avenue Securities
    Marianne Caswell Named President Of 
Park Avenue Securities

    To help build Guardian’s comprehensive wealth management platform

    The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian Life) today announced that Marianne Caswell has been named President of Park Avenue Securities, LLC, a registered broker-dealer, investment adviser and a direct, wholly-owned subsidiary of Guardian Life. Caswell is building a comprehensive wealth management platform to help financial advisors meet the wealth management needs of their…
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  • Kiersten Burstiner Joins AmeriLife As Chief Human Resources Officer
    Kiersten Burstiner Joins AmeriLife As Chief Human Resources Officer

    To support the company’s rapid pace of growth

    AmeriLife Group, LLC (“AmeriLife”), a national leader in developing, marketing, and distributing annuity, life, and health insurance solutions, announced that Kiersten Burstiner has joined the organization as Chief Human Resources Officer.
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  • Mary Mock Appointed To Senior VP & Head Of Distribution At Touchstone
    Mary Mock Appointed To Senior VP & Head Of Distribution At Touchstone

    Responsible for developing Touchstone's overall sales strategies and directing all external sales activities

    Touchstone Investments, a mutual fund company that offers access to institutional asset managers who provide active management in a sub-advisory capacity, announced the promotion of Mary T. Mock to senior vice president and head of distribution. In this role she will be responsible for developing Touchstone's overall sales strategies and directing all external sales activities.
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  • George Connolly Named Executive VP Of Securian Financial
    George Connolly Named Executive VP Of Securian Financial

    To lead their Individual Solutions businesses

    To lead their Individual Solutions businesses ST. PAUL, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Securian Financial has promoted George I. Connolly to executive vice president, Individual Solutions, reporting to Chris Hilger, chairman, president and CEO. The Individual Solutions division includes Securian Financial’s Individual Life, Individual Annuity and Wealth Management Group businesses, as well as their related wholesaling functions. “George’s promotion…
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  • Alan Sexton Promoted To Chief Communications Officer Of Prudential Financial
    Alan Sexton Promoted To Chief Communications Officer Of Prudential Financial

    Responsible for leveraging the company’s recently integrated Communications function, and to protect & enhance the company's reputation around the world

    Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) has promoted Alan Sexton to the role of chief communications officer, effective Dec. 1, 2020. Sexton is responsible for leveraging the company’s recently integrated Communications function to provide a competitive advantage to Prudential and its diversified businesses, and to protect and enhance the company’s reputation around the world.
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  • Jennifer M. Pedigo Named Senior VP & Head Of Strategy & Business Development At Securian
    Jennifer M. Pedigo Named Senior VP & Head Of Strategy & Business Development At Securian

    To provide leadership to advance Securian AM’s growth initiatives and commitment to building secure tomorrows for clients

    Securian Asset Management, Inc., a subsidiary of Securian Financial, has hired Jennifer M. Pedigo, CFA®, as senior vice president and head of strategy & business development. In this new role, Pedigo will provide leadership to advance Securian AM’s growth initiatives and commitment to building secure tomorrows for clients.
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  • Caroline Feeney Named CEO Of Prudential’s U.S. Insurance & Retirement Businesses
    Caroline Feeney Named CEO Of Prudential’s U.S. Insurance & Retirement Businesses

    To drive competitiveness and growth of Prudential’s domestic businesses focused on income and protection solutions

    Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) has appointed Caroline Feeney as CEO of its U.S. Insurance & Retirement Businesses. Feeney assumes this newly created role effective today and will be responsible for driving growth across the consolidated portfolio of U.S. businesses, while ensuring alignment with PGIM, the company’s asset management business.
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  • Christine Hofbeck Named As Standard’s Second VP & Actuary, Actuarial Transformational
    Christine Hofbeck Named As Standard’s Second VP & Actuary, Actuarial Transformational

    To shape change strategy, promote engagement and drive decisions about talent strategy for the future actuarial organization

    Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) has hired Christine Hofbeck as second vice president and actuary, Actuarial Transformation. In this role, Hofbeck will shape change strategy, promote engagement and drive decisions about talent strategy for the future actuarial organization at The Standard, all while ensuring those plans meet the needs of the business.
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  • Dana E. Ripley Joins AIG as Global Head of Media & External Communications
    Dana E. Ripley Joins AIG as Global Head of Media & External Communications

    focusing on effectively articulating and communicating AIG’s strategy and value proposition to AIG’s external stakeholders

    American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) today announced that Dana E. Ripley has joined the company as Vice President, Global Head of Media & External Communications. Based in New York, Mr. Ripley reports to Lucy Fato, Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Global Head of Communications and Government Affairs.
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  • Larry Fiorini Joins Voya Financial
    Larry Fiorini Joins Voya Financial

    Brings a focus on holistic planning advice for individuals and businesses

    Voya Financial Advisors, Inc. (VFA), announced today that financial professional Larry Fiorini of Sanatoga, Pennsylvania, has joined the firm.
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  • James Huang Named Second Vice President and Associate Counsel For The Standard
    James Huang Named Second Vice President and Associate Counsel For The Standard

    To lead the transactions and legal operations teams in the Legal and Compliance department

    Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) has promoted James Huang to second vice president and associate counsel. In his new role, Huang will lead the transactions and legal operations teams in the Legal and Compliance department.
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  • Khoo Ai Lin Named New CEO for Zurich Life Insurance Malaysia Berhad
    Khoo Ai Lin Named New CEO for Zurich Life Insurance Malaysia Berhad

    To lead and execute Zurich Malaysia's strategic priorities to grow its life insurance business

    Zurich Malaysia today announced the appointment of Khoo Ai Lin (Ai Lin) as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Zurich Life Insurance Malaysia Berhad (ZLIMB) effective 4 January 2021. She succeeds Stephen Clark, who remains as Executive Director for the company.
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  • Doug Brown Named CEO of UK & Ireland Life Insurance
    Doug Brown Named CEO of UK & Ireland Life Insurance

    Aviva looks to become the leading insurer in the UK

    Aviva plc (‘Aviva’) today announces the appointment of Doug Brown as CEO of UK & Ireland Life Insurance. Doug is currently CEO of Canada Life in the UK and will join Aviva’s Group Executive Committee, reporting to Aviva Group CEO, Amanda Blanc. Doug is expected to join Aviva in April 2021 and his appointment is…
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  • Seth Timen Named Co-Head Of The Loomis Sayles Disciplined Alpha Team
    Seth Timen Named Co-Head Of The Loomis Sayles Disciplined Alpha Team

    Alongside Lynne Royer, the team manages more than $16.3 billion across the disciplined alpha platform as of December 31, 2020

    Loomis, Sayles & Company, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, announced today that Seth Timen was promoted to co-head of the Loomis Sayles Disciplined Alpha team along side Lynne Royer, effective January 1, 2021. Seth reports to David Waldman, deputy chief investment officer of Loomis Sayles.
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  • Peter Carey Joins Partner Ranks At Axonic
    Peter Carey Joins Partner Ranks At Axonic

    As he exemplifies Axonic’s culture of excellence

    Axonic Capital, New York-based structured credit and systematic fixed income specialist with $3.7B in assets under management, announced that Peter Carey, Head of Business Development, will join the firm’s Partnership.
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  • Ismat Aziz Joins Kemper as Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Administrative Officer
    Ismat Aziz Joins Kemper as Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Administrative Officer

    To help advance human resources strategies and policies in an era of high growth for Kemper

    Kemper Corporation (NYSE: KMPR) announced that Ismat Aziz has joined the company as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and Chief Administrative Officer. Aziz will report to Joseph P. Lacher, Jr., Kemper President and CEO, and will be based at Kemper’s headquarters office in Chicago.
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  • Dan McMillian Named President & COO Of StanCorp & Standard Insurance
    Dan McMillian Named President & COO Of StanCorp & Standard Insurance

    Adding responsibility for information, technology and corporate actuarial and risk management on top of his oversight of the company’s insurance and asset management businesses

    StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., and primary operating subsidiary Standard Insurance Company (“The Standard”) announced today that Dan McMillan has been promoted to president and chief operating officer. J. Greg Ness retains his role as chief executive officer and chairman of the board.
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