American International Group Inc. has hired Anastasia Kelly to be executive vice president, general counsel and senior regulatory and compliance officer.
Kelly previously was general counsel of MCI WorldCom Inc., Ashburn, Va., according to AIG, New York.
Kelly also has been general counsel of Sears, Roebuck and Company, Hoffman Estates, Ill., and of the Federal National Mortgage Association, Washington.
Kelly has a bachelor’s degree from Trinity University and a law degree from George Washington University.
In other personnel news:
- Symetra Life Insurance Company, Bellevue, Wash., has hired Richard Lindsay to be the senior vice president in charge of the company’s life and annuities division.
Lindsay previously was executive vice president at AIG VALIC, a unit of American International Group Inc., New York.
Lindsay has a bachelor’s degree from Brown University, a master’s degree in business from the University of Pennsylvania, and a law degree from Temple University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst professional designation.
Lindsay succeeds Jennifer Davies, who is now Symetra’s senior vice president of enterprise development.
- Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, Minneapolis, a unit of Allianz A.G., Munich, has hired Tom Burns to be chief distribution officer.
Burns previously was senior vice president of Securian Advisor Services, a unit of Minnesota Mutual Insurance Company, St. Paul, Minn.
- National Western Life Insurance Company, Austin, Texas, has hired Chris Johnson to be chief marketing officer for sales of life insurance and annuities in the United States.
Johnson has been senior region vice president at Lincoln Benefit Life Company, a unit of Allstate Corp., Northbrook, Ill.
- Towers Perrin Inc. has named Steve Taylor-Goodby managing director of Tillinghast, Stamford, Conn.
Taylor-Goodby previously was the global business director at Tillinghast.