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  • Michel A. Khalaf Named President & CEO, Metlife
    Michel A. Khalaf Named President & CEO, Metlife

    To Succeed Steven A. Kandarian

    The board of directors of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) today announced that Michel A. Khalaf, president, U.S. Business and EMEA, will become MetLife’s president and chief executive officer on May 1, 2019. Khalaf also has been appointed to the MetLife board effective May 1.
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  • The Standard Mourns the Passing of Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Eric E. Parsons
    The Standard Mourns the Passing of Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Eric E. Parsons

    Having served the company for 40+ years; A leader in community engagement

    Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) today reported that Eric E. Parsons, former chairman, president and chief executive officer of the company (2004 –2009) passed away on Jan. 9 at age 70. The Standard extends its condolences to his family, particularly his wife, Janet.
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  • Souheil Badran Joins Northwestern Mutual as EVP, Chief Innovation Officer
    Souheil Badran Joins Northwestern Mutual as EVP, Chief Innovation Officer

    An established leader in high-growth venture organizations

    Northwestern Mutual has announced executive leadership appointments to advance its commitment to innovation and transformation.
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  • Howard Brezak Hired As Retirement Plan Consultant at Standard
    Howard Brezak Hired As Retirement Plan Consultant at Standard

    To focus on the South Florida market

    The Standard announced the hiring of Howard Brezak as a retirement plan consultant. He joins Retirement Plan Consultant Brian Armstrong serving advisors in Florida and will focus on the South Florida market.
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  • Tatiana Eckel Hired as Retirement Plan Consultant at Standard
    Tatiana Eckel Hired as Retirement Plan Consultant at Standard

    Serving advisors in Philadelphia, Delaware, New York and New Jersey

    The Standard announced the hiring of Tatiana Eckel as a retirement plan consultant serving advisors in Philadelphia, Delaware, New York and New Jersey.
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  • Jenny Guldseth To Succeed Suzanne Dowd Zeller at Allianz Life
    Jenny Guldseth To Succeed Suzanne Dowd Zeller at Allianz Life

    Assumes the role of Chief Human Resources Officer

    Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life®) today announced the retirement of Chief Human Resources Officer Suzanne Dowd Zeller, effective on January 1, 2019. Succeeding Zeller is Jenny Guldseth, vice president of rewards and performance at Allianz Life.
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  • Gary DeMaio Hired to Drive Small Market Innovation for Retirement Plan Services at Lincoln
    Gary DeMaio Hired to Drive Small Market Innovation for Retirement Plan Services at Lincoln

    Experience and expertise will fuel additional product development and innovation

    Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC), a leading provider of retirement savings plans, announced today that Gary DeMaio has joined its Retirement Plan Services (RPS) Product team as vice president, Small Corporate Market, Product Management.
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  • Tom Dempsey Named President of World Financial Group
    Tom Dempsey Named President of World Financial Group

    A 'trailblazer' for a strong organization

    World Financial Group announced today that Tom Dempsey has been appointed as president of World Financial Group. Dempsey is a proven distribution leader, most recently serving as managing director for wholesale distribution within Transamerica's individual and workplace markets.
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  • Joe Boan Promoted To Chief Sales Officer at   Transamerica
    Joe Boan Promoted To Chief Sales Officer at Transamerica

    To oversee distribution teams for individual and workplace markets

    Transamerica announced today the promotion of Joe Boan to chief sales officer. In this new position, Boan will oversee the wholesale distribution teams for Transamerica's individual and workplace markets.
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  • Michael P. Arnheiter Joins Baystate Financial
    Michael P. Arnheiter Joins Baystate Financial

    An established financial pro for 30+ years

    Baystate Financial, a respected financial services firm headquartered in Boston with 17 offices throughout New England, announced recently the addition of a new Senior Financial Planner to its expanding enterprise. Michael P. Arnheiter is an established financial professional with more than 30 years of financial experience.
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  • Mark Caner, W&S Distributors President, Named Local Advisory Board Chairman
    Mark Caner, W&S Distributors President, Named Local Advisory Board Chairman

    Pledges to 'do the most good' for the Salvation Army of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

    Pledges to ‘do the most good’ for the Salvation Army of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky CINCINNATI – Dec. 17, 2018 – Mark E. Caner, president of W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc., wholesale division of Western & Southern Financial Group, Inc. (Western & Southern), has been named chairman of The Salvation Army of Cincinnati and Northern…
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  • Michele Havens Assumes Leadership Of Northern Trust’s Wealth Management
    Michele Havens Assumes Leadership Of Northern Trust’s Wealth Management

    To succeed Steven Bell, President of the West Region

    Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) announced today that Michele Havens will succeed Steven Bell, President of the West Region, effective February 28, 2019, as Bell retires after 36 years with the company. The West Region encompasses offices in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, Texas and Washington.
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  • Eileen McDonnell Receives Distinguished Civilian Award
    Eileen McDonnell Receives Distinguished Civilian Award

    Penn Mutual CEO honored for contributions to industry and military community

    he Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company (Penn Mutual) is pleased to announce that Eileen McDonnell, chairman and CEO of Penn Mutual, was recently named as the recipient of the esteemed Admiral Charles LeMoyne Distinguished Civilian Award for 2018. McDonnell and her accomplishments were spotlighted during the Ben Franklin Global Forum’s Annual Army Navy Gala on…
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  • Rob Baumgarten Promoted to VP, Retirement Plan Sales at The Standard
    Rob Baumgarten Promoted to VP, Retirement Plan Sales at The Standard

    A 20-year veteran of The Standard

    The Standard announced today that Rob Baumgarten has been promoted to vice president of Retirement Plan Sales. Baumgarten is a 20-year veteran of The Standard, having previously served in various sales leadership and management roles.
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  • Mark D. Lyons Appointed Chief Financial Officer at AIG
    Mark D. Lyons Appointed Chief Financial Officer at AIG

    Brings a proven track record as a public company CFO and his deep actuarial expertise

    American International Group (NYSE:AIG) today announced that it has appointed Mark D. Lyons to the role of Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Lyons succeeds Sid Sankaran, who will remain at AIG in an advisory capacity through the year-end reporting process for fiscal year 2018.
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  • Tim Steffl Joins Delta Dental As VP, Strategic Development & Finance
    Tim Steffl Joins Delta Dental As VP, Strategic Development & Finance

    To drive strategy function and oversee finance and accounting operations

    Delta Dental Plans Association (DDPA) announces Tim Steffl has joined the organization as vice president, strategic development & finance, effective November 5, 2018. With 30 years of health care management, strategy, finance and sales experience, Steffl will be responsible for providing the oversight and leadership for DDPA's strategic development and finance and accounting operations.
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  • Christine Williams Appointed Second VP at Boston Mutual
    Christine Williams Appointed Second VP at Boston Mutual

    To manage compliance, privacy and anti-money laundering initiatives

    Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company, a national provider of insurance solutions for individuals and at the workplace, today announced the appointment of Christine Williams as Second Vice President - Chief Compliance, Privacy, and Anti-Money Laundering Officer.
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  • Renee Schaaf Named Head of Retirement and Income Solutions at Principal
    Renee Schaaf Named Head of Retirement and Income Solutions at Principal

    Has filled several key positions across the organization

    Renee Schaaf, senior vice president and chief operating officer of Principal International, will become the new president of Retirement and Income Solutions (RIS) effective March 1, 2019. After 27 years with Principal®, current president of RIS and chairman of Principal Funds, Nora Everett, announced her intentions to retire at the end of March 2019.
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  • Anthony DeChellis Named CEO, Boston Private
    Anthony DeChellis Named CEO, Boston Private

    Will also serve as CEO of Boston Private Bank & Trust Company

    Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc. [NASDAQ: BPFH] (“BPFH” or the “Company”) announced today that it has appointed Anthony DeChellis as Chief Executive Officer, effective November 26, 2018. Mr. DeChellis will also serve as CEO of Boston Private Bank & Trust Company (“Boston Private”), a wholly owned banking subsidiary of the Company, and a leading provider…
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  • John Feeney Named VP Group Sales & Market Development at Renaissance Life
    John Feeney Named VP Group Sales & Market Development at Renaissance Life

    Brings 30 years experience as ancillary insurance carrier expands sales management team

    Ancillary insurance carrier Renaissance Life & Health Insurance Company of America is expanding its sales management team with the addition of group insurance industry veteran John Feeney.
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  • Thomas McInerney Receives Leadership in the Nation’s Interest Award
    Thomas McInerney Receives Leadership in the Nation’s Interest Award

    CED Honors Genworth CEO for 'integrity, purpose'

    The Committee for Economic Development (CED) recognizes Thomas J. McInerney, a CED Trustee and the President and CEO of Genworth Financial, Inc. with the Leadership in the Nation’s Interest Award
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