David M. McDonough was appointed president and COO, succeeding J. Grover Thomas Jr., who will continue as chairman and CEO.

Pioneer Mutual Life Insurance Company

Dayton Molendrop has been appointed president and CEO. The company also named three additional officers: Steve Ramsey, senior vice president; Larry Stoa, vice president and chief marketing officer; and Robin Optiz, vice president of operations.

Hartford Life Insurance Company

James Davey has been named vice president and will head the companys corporate retirement plans business.

First Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company

Brian Roth was named regional sales manager for the New York City regional sales office.

Guardian Life Insurance Company of American

Dennis J. Manning was named CEO effective Jan. 1, 2003. He continues as president.

Gary B. Lenderink, executive vice president, will oversee all risk management products. Thomas G. Sorell was promoted to executive vice president and chief investment officer; he has also been named president of the Park Avenue Portfolio family of mutual funds. Bruce C. Long, executive vice president, has assumed responsibility for Park Avenue Securities LLC and Guardian Trust Company FSB. Dennis S. Callahan has been promoted to executive vice president, assuming responsibility for building services in addition to other responsibilities.

Jackson National Life Insurance Company

Mike Wells has been promoted to vice chairman, chief operating officer.

AXA Advisors

Bill Green has been named senior vice president of field force development for AXA Advisors, LLC.

American United Life Insurance Company

Marcia McHie has been promoted to assistant vice president, individual systems; Angela Trefethen has been promoted to vice president, retirement plan services; and Dave Woods has been promoted to assistant vice president for national distribution of AULs life insurance and annuities products. Kyle Quinn has joined the company as regional marketing director for its western region.

Securian Financial Network

Wilford J. Kavanaugh has been appointed vice president, marketing and professional development; Brenda Frank has been appointed director, strategic initiatives; and Danica Gosher has been promoted to manager, financial planning implementation at Securian Financial Services.

Securian Retirement Services

Timothy Stephens and David L. McClafferty have been appointed regional pension managers.

Minnesota Life

Markus Erben has been named network systems engineering manager.

Illinois Mutual Life Insurance Company

Mary Gensel has been promoted to assistant vice president of information systems; Sandi Landers has been promoted to assistant vice president of graphics and printing; Sue Reitz has been promoted to assistant vice president and actuary; and Ellen Retz has been promoted to assistant vice president and actuary.

Advantus Capital Management

Jay Rosenberg has been appointed investment officer.

Fort Knox National Company

Sohrab Felfeli has been appointed chief information officer.

William Gallagher Associates

Anthony Tomassetti has joined the firm as vice president and head of the Columbia, Maryland, office.

Baker & Daniels

Larry R. Prible, retired chairman, president and CEO of Indianapolis Life Insurance Company, has joined the law firm as counsel.

Performax

Ron Braley has joined the company as vice president and senior sales consultant.


Reproduced from National Underwriter Edition, February 3, 2003. Copyright 2003 by The National Underwriter Company in the serial publication. All rights reserved.Copyright in this article as an independent work may be held by the author.