October 20, 2014 9:05 PM ET


Company Overview of Securian Financial Group, Inc.

Company Overview

Securian Financial Group, Inc. provides financial security for individuals and businesses in the form of insurance, retirement plans, and investments. It offers annuity products and financial strategies for individuals, as well as financial insights for women; and dental plans, life insurance, and disability insurance for financial professionals. The company also markets and underwrites insurance products for financial institution customers, as well as provides consultative services and customized group life insurance programs for large and small public employers. It serves its customers in the United States and Puerto Rico through associates and representatives located in Minnesota, as well...

400 Robert Street North

Securian Center

St. Paul, MN 55101

United States

Founded in 1880





Key Executives for Securian Financial Group, Inc.

Age: 61
Age: 50
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Investment Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 57
Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Securian Financial Group, Inc. Key Developments

Securian Financial Group, Inc. Announces Executive Appointments

Securian Financial Group has hired two people to lead strategy development and implementation. Michael Webster was appointed second vice president, Enterprise Digital Strategy. His role is to lead expansion and execution of strategies for maximizing Securian's use of digital platforms to engage new and existing customers, develop markets and provide superior customer service. Most recently, he was at Ameriprise Financial, where he led the company's development of emerging digital channels in interactive marketing. Patrick Boyd was appointed director, Enterprise Strategy and Business Development. He will drive Securian's strategic planning and acquisition strategies. Most recently, Boyd was at United Health Group where he worked on projects related to the Affordable Care Act.

Securian Financial Group, Inc. Announces Executive Promotions

Securian Financial Group promoted three actuaries. Brandon Bellin, FSA, CFA, was promoted from senior associate actuary to director and actuary, Retirement Plans. He is responsible for several areas within the Retirement Plans division, which provides defined contribution and defined benefit retirement plans to US employers. Beth Voermans, ASA, whose first position at Securian in 1982 was as an actuarial trainee, was promoted to director, Financial Operations, Group Life Insurance. She oversees compensation, reinsurance administration and reporting for many of the division's financial functions. Voermans, of Roseville, MN, is second vice chair of the Girl Scouts of MN and WI River Valleys board of directors and a board member and chair of the Grant Committee of the Roseville Area Schools Foundation. Kristin Ferguson, FSA, CFA, of North Branch, MN, was promoted to senior associate actuary in the risk management area of Corporate Actuarial department. She will lead development, analysis and communications for several enterprise risk management functions.

Securian Financial Group Names Christopher M. Hilger as New CEO, Effective January 1, 2015

Securian Financial Group announced that President Christopher M. Hilger will also serve as chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2015. Chairman and CEO Robert L. Senkler, who will retire from active management after serving as CEO for 20 years, will remain as chairman of the board of directors. Hilger, 49, will be the thirteenth CEO in Securian's 134-year history. He was appointed president in 2012. A 27-year veteran of the insurance industry, Hilger also serves as CEO of Allied Solutions, LLC, a Securian subsidiary headquartered in Indianapolis, IN that distributes insurance products and services to financial institutions.

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