Farmers New World Life Insurance Company has hired Katherine Cody to be a senior vice president and chief financial officer.
Cody previously was leader of the alternative retirement solutions line at a unit of Phoenix Companies Inc., Hartford, according to Farmers New World Life, Seattle, a unit of Zurich Financial Services, Zurich.
Cody has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Syracuse University. She holds the Certified Public Accountant professional designation.
In other personnel news:
- Great-West Retirement Services, Greenwood Village, Colo., a unit of Power Corp. of Canada, Montreal, has promoted Cindy Knight to regional sales director.
Knight, who previously worked in internal sales at Great-West, will hande 401(k) plan distribution in Colorado, Nebraska and Wyoming.
Knight has a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Colorado State University and a master’s degree in business from Regis University. She holds the Accredited Pension Administrator professional designation.