The Michigan Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation (OFIR) has hired Teri Morante to be a senior deputy commissioner.
Morante will oversee OFIR’s consumer services, licensing and product review policy divisions.
Morante previously was assistant vice president for regulatory and government affairs at Citizens Insurance Company, Howell, Mich.
Morante has a bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University.
In other personnel news:
- CIGNA Corp., Philadelphia (NYSE:CI), has hired Ralph Nicoletti to be executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Nicoletti previously was executive vice president and chief financial officer at Alberto-Culver Inc., Chicago.
Nicoletti has a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Pace University. He will succeed Thomas McCarthy, who will assume the position of vice president of finance.
- ING Insurance U.S., New York, a unit of ING Groep N.V., Amsterdam (NYSE:ING), has hired Maliz Beams to be chief executive officer of ING Retirement.
Beams previously was president of individual and institutional services at Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association-College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA-CREF), New York.