Rick Wortman will begin a two-year term as chair of the Life Insurance Council of New York (LICONY) board starting in January,
Wortman is executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Security Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York, according to LICONY.
He will succeed Dave Hattem, who is the chief legal officer at AXA Equitable.
LICONY completed a three-day annual meeting and planning conference in Cooperstown, New York, earlier this month.
About 130 senior-level executives, general counsels and government affairs professionals from New York state life insurers attended the conference, LICONY says.