The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., Hartford (NYSE:HIG) has named David Levenson to be president of wealth management.
Levenson will succeed John Walters, who is leaving the company, according to Hartford Financial, Hartford (NYSE:HIG).
“I want to thank John for his many contributions to the Hartford over the last 10 years,” Hartford Chairman Liam McGee says in a statement about Walters’ departure. “He managed the wealth management businesses during a period of significant growth, led Hartford Life during a particularly challenging period, and played a strong role in the development of the company’s strategy. We wish John well in his future endeavors.”
Levenson previously was an executive vice president in the company’s domestic variable annuity business and its institutional business.
Levenson has a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Pennsylvania and a master’s in business administration from Columbia University. He holds the Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and Chartered Financial Analyst professional designations.
Levenson helped Hartford launch its mutual fund operations.
In other personnel news:
– Assurant Health, Milwaukee, a unit of Assurant Inc., New York (NYSE:AIZ), has picked Mike Norderhaug to succeed Laura Hohing as a head of the sales organization at Assurant Health.
Hohing is retiring, according to Assurant Health.
Norderhaug, who has been a senior vice president at Assurant Health, will continue to a senior vice president. He will also be the unit’s executive sales officer.
Norderhaug holds the Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant professional designations.
In related news, Scott Krienke, senior vice president – product lines, is becoming senior vice president – product and marketing. Debbie Kramer, the executive who has been handling marketing, is leaving the company.
- Aflac Inc., Columbus, Ohio (NYSE:AFL), has hired William Wright to be senior vice president, investment strategy and risk management.