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. Green
|SOURCE Securian Financial Group|
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