Thomas Rattmann will be the 2011 chairman of the board of the Life Insurance Council of New York Inc. (LICONY).

Rattmann is chairman of Columbian Mutual Life Insurance Company, East Binghamton, N.Y., according to LICONY, New York

LICONY represents 64 life insurers and 16 professional firms doing business in New York state.

The chairman-elect of LICONY is Richard Dziadzio of AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company, New York, a unit of AXA S.A., Paris, and the immediate past chairman is Sheila Davidson of New York Life Insurance Company, New York.

The other officers are Thomas Workman, president; Diane Stuto, executive vice president; Jana Lee Pruitt, senior vice president; and John Kissoon, vice president.

- Allison Bell