NU Online News Service, Nov. 6, 10:18 a.m. – The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., Hartford, says Thomas M. Marra will succeed Lon A. Smith as president of The Hartford’s life company Jan. 1.
Smith, who has led Hartford Life since 1989, will retire at the end of the year.
Marra, 43, will continue as chief operating officer of Hartford Life.
Smith, 62, will retire as vice chairman and member of The Hartford’s board of directors, but he will continue to serve as a member of the boards of directors of The Hartford-sponsored mutual funds, the company says.
Smith joined The Hartford in 1968. He took over as president of Hartford Life in 1989.