Protective Life Insurance Company says Mark Rush and Jeff Marsh now will be responsible for all life insurance sales efforts.
Rush, a senior vice president who has been the West Coast Life sales leader, will be responsible for the life insurance sales teams serving both the West Coast Life and the Protective Life independent agent distribution networks, according to Protective Life, a unit of Protective Life Corp., Birmingham, Ala.
Marsh, vice president of institutional life sales, will lead the institutional life sales teams “take on leadership of the company’s advanced sales department,” the company says.
In other personnel news:
- New York Life Insurance Company, New York, has hired Jon Stenberg to be a senior vice president in the individual life department.
Stenberg will oversee the individual life retail insurance division.
Stenberg previously supervised the UBS insurance agency in the New York office of UBS Financial.
Stenberg has a bachelor’s degree in business from Central Michigan University and a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
He holds the Chartered Life Consultant and fellow of the Life Management Institute professional designations.
He also has served in the U.S. Army.
- Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, Springfield, Mass., has promoted Bob Casale, the deputy chief information officer, to senior vice president, from corporate vice president.
MassMutual also has hired Howard Knudsen to be assistant vice president, technical operations, for the company’s U.S. insurance group underwriting division.