Hartford named Lori High chief sales and marketing officer for Group
Benefits. In this role, she will lead Group Benefits' sales,
distribution, and marketing teams, reporting to Mike Concannon,
executive vice president of The Hartford's Group Benefits business.
"Lori brings unique experience and knowledge that will be instrumental
in developing strategies that drive profitable growth and enhance our
position in an evolving marketplace," Concannon said. "She joins us at
an exciting time as strong momentum has been building across the
High has more than 25 years of experience in the industry. Most
recently, she was senior vice president, group insurance president at
Prudential. She has held sales leadership positions at Blue Cross/Blue
Shield, United Healthcare, and Aetna. She earned a bachelor's degree
from Evangel University in Springfield, Mo., and a master's degree from
Regent University in Chesapeake, Va.
The Hartford's Group Benefits business helps companies offer their
employees ways to prepare for the unexpected. A market leader in
providing employer-paid and voluntary
life, disability and accident insurance, it also offers a range of absence
management services. Ranked first in new accidental death &
dismemberment sales, The Hartford ranks fourth in new combined fully
insured disability and group life sales.1
The Hartford's Group
Benefits also provides analytical and consumer
education tools, along with enhanced service and administration
capabilities focused on easing benefits administration for employers and
helping to optimize enrollment results.
About The Hartford
With more than 200 years of expertise, The Hartford (NYSE:HIG) is a
leader in property and casualty insurance, group benefits and mutual
funds. The company is widely recognized for its excellence,
sustainability practices, trust and integrity. More information on the
company and its financial performance is available at www.thehartford.com.
The Hartford® is The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.
and its subsidiaries, including issuing companies Hartford Life
Insurance Company and Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company.
Policies sold in New York are underwritten by Hartford Life Insurance
Company. The headquarters of both companies is Simsbury, Conn.
Some of the statements in this release may be considered forward-looking
statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995. We caution investors that these forward-looking statements are not
guarantees of future performance, and actual results may differ
materially. Investors should consider the important risks and
uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ. These important
risks and uncertainties include those discussed in our Quarterly Reports
on Form 10-Q, our 2012 Annual Report on Form 10-K and the other filings
we make with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We assume no
obligation to update this release, which speaks as of the date issued.
1. LIMRA, Q3 2012 sales results.
Kelly J. Carter, 860-843-9420