Global Atlantic Financial Group is bringing in an Allstate Financial and American General alumnus to make things work.
The New York-based annuity issuer, life insurer and reinsurer has hired John Rugel to be the company’s chief operations officer.
Rugel, who will be based in Hartford, Connecticut, will be in charge of all in-force and new business insurance service and operations, Global Atlantic announced Monday.
Rugel has a bachelor’s degree in business from the State University of New York at Albany, according to his LinkedIn entry.
Rugel spent 15 years in underwriting roles at American General, then ran brokerage underwriting at MetLife.