The Allstate Corporation has named James E. Hohmann president and chief executive officer of its Allstate Financial unit effective Jan. 1.
Hohmann takes over from Casey Sylla, who announced his intention to retire after more than 10 years with Allstate, Northbrook, Ill.
Until assuming his new position, Hohmann had been president and chief operating officer of Conseco Inc., Carmel, Ind.
Conseco also announced several other changes in its executive ranks.
Conseco CEO James Prieur will now oversee the company’s operations group, long term care operations, product development, actuarial operations and information technology, which had formerly reported to Hohmann.
The company named Scott Perry president of Bankers Life and Casualty Company. He had been executive vice president and chief operating officer of Bankers Life. It also named Mark Alberts executive vice president and chief actuary for Conseco. He had previously been senior vice president, actuary for Conseco Insurance Group.
In other personnel news:
- Zurich Financial Services Group, New York, has appointed former Maine Superintendent of Insurance Alessandro A. Iuppa as head of government and industry affairs for general insurance, and as chief government affairs officer, North America, effective Jan. 15.