SPRINGFIELD, Mass, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) today announced the promotion of Debra A. Palermino to senior vice president of Corporate Human Resources. The announcement was made by Elaine A. Sarsynski, executive vice president and chief administrative officer of MassMutual and president and chief executive officer of MassMutual International LLC.
Palermino, 54, joined MassMutual in February 2006 as corporate vice president of Corporate Human Resources and her responsibilities include oversight of recruitment, business consulting, employee benefits, compensation, succession planning and talent development, and change management.
"Deb's outstanding leadership and expertise have been of tremendous value to our organization and its businesses," Sarsynski said. "Most importantly, she has continued to lead the successful development and execution of a winning Corporate Human Resources organization and strategy that has enabled us to strengthen the alignment between our workforce and businesses as we move forward to best serve the needs of our policyholders and clients."
Before coming to MassMutual, Palermino was the founder and principal of PAL Associates, a private consulting firm specializing in the delivery of a wide range of consulting services to public, private, and not-for-profit clients in the areas of organizational development, talent management, succession planning, coaching, performance, and change management.
Prior to that, she held senior human resources management positions at Chubb and Aetna, with a total of over 30 years in the human resources field.
Palermino, who resides in Newington, Conn., received her MBA in Organizational Effectiveness from the University of Hartford and holds a BA from Manhattanville College in New York.
MassMutual Financial Group is the fleet name for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and its affiliates, with more than $450 billion in assets under management at year-end 2006. Assets under management include assets and certain external investment funds managed by MassMutual's subsidiaries.
Founded in 1851, MassMutual is a mutually owned financial protection, accumulation and income management company headquartered in Springfield, Mass. MassMutual's major affiliates include: OppenheimerFunds, Inc.; Babson Capital Management LLC; Baring Asset Management Limited; Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC; MML Investors Services, Inc., member NASD and SiPC (http://www.nasd.org and http://www.sipc.org); MassMutual International LLC and The MassMutual Trust Company, FSB. MassMutual is on the Internet at http://www.massmutual.com.
Contacts: Jim Lacey
|SOURCE Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company|
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