Barry Staldine (Photo: Fuzion)

The board of Fuzion Analytics Inc. has named Barry Staldine president and chief executive officer.

The Carmel, Indiana-based company analyzes and manages closed blocks of long-term care insurance.

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Staldine has been the company’s acting chief executive officer since October 2016. Before that, he was the chief operating officer.

From 2002 to 2014, Staldine worked as a technology executive at CNO Financial Group Inc. He has also worked in claim processing and customer service at Anthem Inc.

Staldine has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Indiana and a master’s degree in business from Anderson University.


Cain Hayes Joins Minnesota Blue

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota has hired Cain Hayes to be executive vice president, chief operating officer and president of the business.

Hayes is in charge of all of the Eagan, Minnesota-based company’s Blue Cross-brand lines of business, including commercial health insurance units and government plan units.

Hayes previously was president of the national accounts business at Aetna Inc.

Earlier, Hayes worked for units of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. and Principal Financial Group Inc.

Hayes has a bachelor’s degree from Drake University and a master’s degree in business from Webster University. He holds the Chartered Financial Consultant and Certified Employee Benefit Specialist professional designations.

Insurance Staffing Firm Adds Executive

The Jacobson Group, an insurance industry staffing firm, has hired Oyauma Garrison to be a senior vice president. He will run the Chicago-based company’s temporary staffing unit.

Garrison previously was a field vice president at Allstate.

He has a bachelor’s degree in communications from Denison University and a master’s degree in business from Franklin University.

He is licensed in Ohio both as a life/health agent and as a property/casualty agent.

The Standard Promotes Information Security Executive

Standard Insurance Co. has promoted Laxman Prakash to second vice president of information security. He previously was director of information security and business continuity.

Laxman has a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Madras. He holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional designation.

The Standard sells life insurance, disability insurance, dental insurance, annuities, and other products and services.

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