What You Need to Know
- AIG, Aegon and Lincoln Financial Group all named Lincoln executives to top positions.
- Genworth's U.S. life companies have a new CEO.
- GCG Financial has a new managing partner.
American International Group Inc. has hired Lisa Buckingham to fill the newly created role of executive vice president and global head of AIG enterprise design and Life & Retirement separation initiatives.
Buckingham will help the New York-based insurer separate the life insurance and annuities business from the rest of the company.
Buckingham previously was executive vice president and chief people, place and brand officer at Lincoln Financial Group. Before moving to Lincoln, she spent 13 years as a human resources executive at Thomson Reuters.
Buckingham has a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University. She is a fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources.
In other personnel moves news:
Equitable Holdings Inc. has named Robin Raju chief financial officer. He will succeed Anders Malmstrom, who is leaving the New York-based company to return to his home country of Sweden.
Raju previously was head of individual retirement.
He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Scranton.
Equitable also has promoted Steve Scanlon to head of individual retirement, from head of group retirement, and Jessica Baehr to head of group retirement, from head of investor relations.
Aegon N.V. has named Will Fuller to succeed Mark Mullin as president and CEO of Transamerica. Mullin will succeed Don Shepard as Transamerica’s chairman, and Shepard will retire, Aegon said.
Fuller previously was an executive vice president at Lincoln Financial Group. He has a bachelor’s degree from The Citadel.
Before Fuller began working for Lincoln, he worked in the wealth management division at Merrill Lynch.
Lincoln Financial Group has named John Kennedy to succeed Will Fuller as president of Lincoln Financial Distributors.
Kennedy previously was head of retirement solutions distribution sales at the distribution unit. Before he began working for Lincoln, in 2009, he was a national sales manager at MetLife Investors.
He also is the chairman of the Insured Retirement Institute.
Kennedy has a bachelor’s degree from Saint Joseph’s University.