ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Securian Financial Group board of directors approved eight senior management appointments.
Christopher M. Sebald will serve as senior vice president, Securian Financial Group, and retain his current role as chief investment officer for Advantus Capital Management, Securian's asset management subsidiary. Sebald has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.
Vicki L. Bailey will serve as vice president, investment law, and chief compliance officer. Bailey joined Securian in 1985 as an attorney in the investment division. Bailey has a bachelor's degree from St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, a law degree from William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, MN, and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN.
H. Geoffrey Peterson, CLU, ChFC, FLMI, was named vice president, individual law and litigation management. Peterson joined Securian in 1975 in human resources, was appointed advanced marketing attorney in 1977, and joined the law department in 1997. Peterson has bachelor's and law degrees from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.
Kathleen L. Pinkett, SPHR, was appointed vice president, human resources. Pinkett joined Securian in 1981 as a management trainee. She has a bachelor's degree from Macalester College, St. Paul, MN.
David A. Seidel will serve as vice president and actuary in the company's Financial Services business unit. Seidel joined Securian in 1988 as an actuarial associate. He has a bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota and is a Fellow in the Society of Actuaries.
Laurence G. Cochrane was named second vice president, independent distribution, for the company's Individual Financial Security business unit. Cochrane joined Securian in 2006 to head the company's independent distribution function. Cochrane has a bachelor's degree from Providence College in Providence, RI.
Christopher R. Greene, CPA, was appointed second vice president of the company's Financial Services business unit. Greene runs the company's property-casualty operation in Macon, GA. He has bachelor's degrees from Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC and the University of Georgia in Athens, GA.
Gregg M. Hammerly, ALHC, FLMI, was appointed second vice president of claims. Hammerly joined Securian in 1983 as a management trainee. He has a bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME.
Daniel H. Kruse was named second vice president and actuary of individual annuity products. Kruse joined Securian in 1985 as an actuarial student. He has a bachelor's degree from Upper Iowa University, Fayette, IA and a law degree from William Mitchell College of Law. He is a Fellow in the Society of Actuaries and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.
Securian Financial Group (http://www.securian.com) helps provide financial security for individuals and businesses in the form of insurance, retirement plans and investments. Affiliates include Minnesota Life Insurance Co., Advantus Capital Management, and Allied Solutions, LLC. Securian has more than $673 billion of life insurance in force, $30 billion in assets under management as of January 31, 2008, and a work force of 3,300 employees nationwide. Securian serves more than 7,000,000 individuals in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
|SOURCE Securian Financial Group|
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