New York Life Insurance Company has given new titles and responsibilities to several high-level executives.
New York Life, New York, has named Sheila Kearney Davidson, an executive vice president at the company, to be chief legal officer and general counsel.
Davidson has a bachelor’s degree from Fairfield University and a law degree from George Washington University.
New York Life also has designated Thomas English, a senior vice president at the company, chief insurance counsel.
“As chief insurance counsel, Mr. English will be the company’s senior representative in various industry efforts and groups requiring thought leadership on regulatory issues,” New York Life says.
New York Life has named a third executive, Frank Boccio, to be chief administrative officer for the entire company.
Boccio became chief administrative officer for life and annuity in 2002.
In other personnel news:
- Minnesota Mutual Insurance Companies Inc., St. Paul, Minn., has hired Suzanne Chochrek to be vice president for business and market development at its Securian Financial Services Inc. broker-dealer unit.
Chochrek previously was director of client segment strategies at RBC Dain Rauscher Inc., Minneapolis.
Chochrek has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska and a master’s degree from St. Louis University.
- Pacific Life Insurance Company, Newport Beach, Calif., has hired Andrew Oleksiw to be as senior vice president of business development.
Oleksiw previously was head of Asia Pacific operations for MetLife Inc., New York.