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Dan McMillan Rises at The Standard: Personnel Moves

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StanCorp Financial Group Inc. has promoted Dan McMillan to executive vice president.

The Standard is a Portland, Oregon-based subsidiary of Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company of Tokyo, and the parent of Standard Insurance Company.

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McMillan has been vice president, insurance services group, for Standard Insurance Company and The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York. He manages the companies’ individual insurance operations.

McMillan will continue to manage the insurance services group, and he will also oversee the company’s asset management group.

The asset management group includes The Standard’s Investment division, StanCorp Mortgage Investors, StanCorp Real Estate, and the company’s retirement plans and individual annuities businesses.

Scott Hibbs, The Standard’s chief investment officer, has been running the asset management group. He will continue to lead that group and will report to McMillan, The Standard says.

McMillman has a bachelor’s degree from Linfield College. He holds the Associate Life & Health Claims professional designation.

He serves on the Group Insurance Executive Council at the American Council of Life Insurers and the board of Lines for Life. He previously served on the board of the Council for Disability Awareness.

In other personnel moves news:

Unqork, New York, has hired Dan Murphy to be its first chief financial officer.

Unqork runs a system that life insurers and other companies can use to make their computers do new things without knowing how to use computer programming languages, such as C, C++ or Java.

The company says it now has about 120 employees and has hired 81 people since March.

Murphy previously was a CFO and chief operating officer at Namely, a company that provides human resources services through web.

He also spent seven years as the CFO at LivePerson, a software company.

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Unqork has also hired Konrad von Habsburg to lead a new office in London. Von Habsburg previously was a partner in charge of a strategic accounts team at IHS Markit.

The company has hired Bert Amadi to be head of platform operations. He previously was global head of enterprise technology at Bloomberg LP.

LTCG, Eden Prairie, Minnesota, has hired Jeff Ferrand to be vice president of fraud services.

LTCG administers about 1 million long-term care insurance (LTCI) policies for about 100 insurers.

Ferrand previously was chief fraud officer at Fuzion, another LTCI administrator.

Before that, he was a lawyer at Jennings Wheeler Haley PC and Leeuw Oberlies & Campbell PC.

LTCG says Ferrand will add data analysis techniques and fraud investigation capabilities to the company’s existing anti-fraud efforts.

Ferrand has a bachelor’s degree from Wabash College and a law degree from Indiana University. He has been chair of the Long-Term Care Insurance Anti-Fraud Forum governance committee since 2017. He also was the 2016 president of the National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators.

Vital Data Technology LLC, Newport Beach, California, has hired Peter Janelle to be director of risk adjustment solutions.

Vital Data offers systems that health plan managers can use to analyze the health, wellness efforts and health condition management efforts of the plan enrollees.

Janelle previously was associate director of risk-adjustment, revenue and encounters at UCare, a Minneapolis-based health plan.

He previously spent eight years as a pricing analyst, financial consultant and manager of healthcare economics at UnitedHealth Group Inc.

Janelle has a bachelor’s degree from Moody Bible Institute and a master’s degree in public policy from the University of Minnesota.

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