Symetra Life Insurance Company has hired 5 senior executives in an effort to increase sales through financial institutions.
Symetra, Bellevue, Wash., has named Edward Van Hoorebeke national sales manager and senior vice president for the financial institutions division, and it has named James Polhemus to be another senior vice president in the division.
Van Hoorebeke previously was national sales manager at MetLife Investors, a distribution unit of MetLife Inc., New York.
Polhemus was a senior vice president at a life insurance unit of Phoenix Companies Inc., Hartford.
Symetra also has hired Kelly Pappas, Patricia Regan and Bill Walsh to be regional vice presidents.
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