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Michael J. Doughty Named Chair of LL Global Board of Directors for 2018

WINDSOR, Conn., November 6, 2017—2017 - Michael Doughty and Brandon CarterLIMRA and LOMA today announces the election of Michael J. Doughty, president and CEO, Manulife Canada, as chair of the LL Global board of directors for 2018. Doughty succeeds Rino D’Onofrio, president and CEO, RBC Life Insurance Company.

Brandon D. Carter, chairman and president, USAA Life Insurance Company, was elected vice chair and will succeed Doughty as chair in 2019.

The LL Global board provides oversight and guidance to LIMRA and LOMA, ensuring that the research and education programs they create provide value to member companies.

Seven new members were elected to the board this year for three-year terms:

  • Christopher A. Carlson, vice chairman, strategic businesses, Ohio National Financial Services, Inc.
  • Michael Concannon, executive vice president, group benefits, The Hartford
  • William Gaumond, chief financial officer, Allianz Life Insurance Co. of North America
  • Alison R. Reed, executive vice president, operations, Jackson National Life Distributors LLC
  • Doyle J. Williams, CLU, CPCU, ChFC, executive vice president and chief marketing officer, COUNTRY Financial
  • Brian Winikoff, senior executive director, head of U.S. life, retirement and wealth management, AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company
  • Ke Zhang, chief executive officer, Taiping Life Insurance

“The LL Global board of directors continues to exhibit dedication and willingness to serve for the advancement of the industry,” said Robert A. Kerzner, president and CEO, LIMRA, LOMA and LL Global. We need executives like these to help guide this very important industry association through these turbulent times of regulatory uncertainty and changing business models.”

The board announcement was made at the 2017 LIMRA Annual Conference, on October 23. On Jan. 1, 2010, LIMRA and LOMA merged under the umbrella of LL Global, Inc., which provides a unified management structure. LL Global is a not-for-profit trade association with operating divisions LIMRA and LOMA. LL Global provides a unified management and board structure for both trade associations. LIMRA and LOMA have a combined membership of more than 1,200 insurance and financial services companies worldwide.

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Joseph L. Giasullo, +1-860-285-7786, jgiasullo@limra.com

About LIMRA   

LIMRA, a worldwide research, consulting and professional development organization, is the trusted source of industry knowledge, helping more than 850 insurance and financial services companies in 64 countries. Visit LIMRA at www.limra.com.

About LOMA   

LOMA is committed to business partnerships with its over 1,200 world-wide members in the insurance and financial services industry. Our goal is to improve company management and operations through quality employee development, research, information sharing, and related products and services. Visit LOMA at www.loma.org.