The Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration has hired Larry McCord to be deputy director and general counsel.
McCord, the mayor of Cameron, Mo., is vice president of Cameron Insurance Companies, Cameron, Mo., a property-casualty insurer.
McCord has a bachelor’s degree from Missouri Western State University and a master’s degree in business and a law degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
McCord holds the Associate in Reinsurance professional designation.
In other personnel news:
- The Pennsylvania Employees Benefit Trust Fund, Harrisburg, Pa., has hired Kathryn Farley to be executive director.
The PEBTF administers health benefits for 143,000 Pennsylvania employees and retirees.
- The life insurance arm of Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., Hartford, has hired Kevin Kirk to be vice president and director of national sales at its retirement plans group.
Kirk has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina.
Kirk is a member off the Retirement Committee at LIMRA International, Windsor, Conn.
- Old Mutual Financial Network, Atlanta, a unit of Old Mutual P.L.C., London, has hired Jeffrey Lobo to be chief investment officer.
Lobo previously was chief investment officer at a U.S. unit of Aviva P.L.C., London.