|[March 27, 2012]
American General Names John Deremo Executive Vice President and Chief Distribution Officer
HOUSTON --(Business Wire)--
American General Life Companies (American General) has named John Deremo
Executive Vice President and Chief Distribution Officer. He joins
American General from Protective Life Corporation, where he served as
Senior Vice President and Chief Distribution Officer.
John Deremo, Executive Vice President and Chief Distribution Officer (Photo: Business Wire)
"John is a highly respected life and annuity distribution executive with
more than 30 years of distribution management experience," said Mary
Jane Fortin, President and Chief Executive Officer of American General.
"This appointment, along with a number of other strategic investments
we're making, demonstrates our comitment to the U.S. life business. I
am confident that John's strong background and experience working with
multiple distribution channels - including brokerage general agencies,
national insurance marketing organizations, financial institutions and
independent broker dealers - will place us firmly on the path for
continued growth and success."
Most recently at Protective Life Corporation, John held overall
responsibility for the sales, marketing and distribution functions for
both Protective Life Insurance Company and West Coast Life Insurance
Company. During his 20 years at Protective Life, he built a strong track
record of success by strategically growing their presence in the life
and annuity marketplace. Before joining Protective Life, John co-founded
Spectra Financial Inc., leading the national marketing and sales areas.
He began his career with Pacific Mutual in 1979.
American General Life Companies, www.americangeneral.com,
is the marketing name for a group of affiliated domestic life insurers
including AGL (News - Alert) and USL. American General Life Companies insurers offer a
broad spectrum of life insurance, fixed annuities, accident & health
products and worksite benefits to serve the financial and estate
planning needs of its customers throughout the United States.
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