Jim Brannen, the chief executive officer of FBL Financial Group Inc., is preparing to retire in early 2020, the company announced last week.
Brannen has been the CEO of the West Des Moines, Iowa-based life insurer since 2012, and he has been working for the company since 1991.
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Brannen said in a statement about his retirement plans that it’s been an honor to work with FBL, which does business as Farm Bureau Life, and the company’s agents, for 29 years.
“I am so proud of what we have accomplished together, protecting the livelihoods and futures of our client/members, and partnering with the Farm Bureau to help service the needs of rural America,” Brannen said in the statement.
Craig Hill will continue to be FBL’s chairman.