AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company has hired Kermitt Brooks to be associate general counsel.
Brooks previously was the first deputy superintendent at the New York State Insurance Department. In 2009, he was the acting superintendent.
Brooks has a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and a law degree from the University of Michigan, according to AXA Equitable, New York, a unit of AXA S.A., Paris.
In other insurance personnel news:
- Hannover Life Reassurance Company of America, Orlando, Fla., a unit of Hannover R?ckversicherung A.G., Hannover, Germany, has hired David Wheat to be executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Wheat previously was CFO of ING Americas, Minneapolis, a unit of ING Groep N.V., Amsterdam.
Wheat has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Louisville. He holds the Certified Public Accountant and Fellow of the Life Management Institute professional designations.
- Transamerica Reinsurance, Charlotte, N.C., a unit of AEGON N.V., The Hague, Netherlands, has hired Larry Moews to be senior vice president, chief actuary and chief risk officer.
Moews previously was corporate chief risk officer for Allstate Corp., Northbrook, Ill. (NYSE:ALL).
Moews has a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science from the University of Illinois. He holds the Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst professional designations.
- Dearborn National, Chicago, a unit of Health Care Service Corp., Chicago, has promoted Scott Morgan to vice president and chief information officer, from chief of staff.
Morgan has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a master’s degree in applied mathematics from DePaul University. He holds the Fellow of the Life Management Institute; Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant professional designations.
- Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, New York, has hired Christopher Stout to be the regional vice president for Georgia and Alabama in its retirement solutions unit.