New York Life promoted John Fleurant to deputy chief financial officer, a new position reporting to Michael Sproule, executive vice president and chief financial officer.
As Deputy CFO, Fleurant will retain his current roles as senior vice president of finance and controller, positions he has occupied since joining the company in 2010.
Prior to joining the company, Fleurant served as controller at Prudential Financial. After joining Prudential in 1995, he held positions including chief financial officer for domestic businesses. Before that, he was a senior manager for Deloitte & Touche, where he spent nine years.
Fleurant holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Widener University and is a certified public accountant.
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The Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBEC) honored Susan Kozik, senior vice president and chief information officer of Independence Blue Cross (IBC), with its 2012 Advocate of the Year Award for her efforts in mentoring and supporting women business owners.
The Advocate of the Year Award is given to a corporate employee or government member who has provided extraordinary support to women business enterprises by serving as a leader in the promotion and utilization of women-owned businesses. The award winner is selected through a blind nomination process.
In her role as IBC’s chief information officer, Kozik is responsible for leading the information services division and guiding the company’s strategic use of technology.
Established in 2000, WBEC provides national women business enterprise certification in Pennsylvania, Delaware and southern New Jersey; assists corporations in creating and building world-class supplier diversity programs; and offers educational, networking, informational, and procurement-related programs and services.
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