The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, Horsham, Pa., has announced that Eileen McDonnell has been named President of the 163-year old company. McDonnell has also been elected to the company’s Board of Trustees.
In her new role, McDonnell will lead the day-to-day operations of Penn Mutual. McDonnell joined Penn Mutual in February 2008 as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, and Chairman of the Board of Hornor, Townsend & Kent, Inc. She is also a member of the Janney Montgomery Scott LLC Board of Managers.
“In just two years, Eileen McDonnell has made a significant impact on Penn Mutual, building a record of field and home office advocacy, fostering team work and enabling an environment of collaboration and leadership,” said Robert E. Chappell, Penn Mutual’s chairman and chief executive officer. “Her strategic and tactical expertise has created positive momentum for the company. I have every confidence that Eileen will continue to pilot Penn Mutual toward a bright and promising future that is full of possibilities.”