Zurich has appointed Lance Henderson head of sales, corporate life and pensions, North America, for Global Life.

Henderson will manage the corporate life and pensions sales force in North America, develop and implement short- and long-term sales strategies, and maintain high standards of support for the sales team. He will work out of the Zurich office in Edina, Minn.

Henderson was formerly regional director, Americas, for Allianz Group. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Valparaiso University, is a certified employee benefits specialist and is a member of the Health Insurance Association of America.