What You Need to Know
- Tony Perez will help Equitable compete for benefits business.
- The new Institutional Retirement Income Council executive director has worked for Milliman and New York Life.
- Sidley has brought in a partner who handles insurance deals.
Ameritas has named Heather Nagengast to be president of its Ameritas Investment Company/Ameritas Advisory Services unit. She has been the unit’s senior vice president for agency and advisor distribution.
She began working for Ameritas in 2013, as a vice president with the retail sales team.
She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Equitable has hired Tony Perez to be chief acquisition officer for its employees group. He will be in charge of underwriting, pricing and other matters related to acquiring customers.
Perez previously was the chief underwriting officer for the group benefits and worksite division at Guardian Life. He also has held several positions at Cigna, including chief underwriting officer.
He has a bachelor’s degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Institutional Retirement Income Council
IRIC has picked Michelle Richter to be its executive director.