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  • Catherine H. Smith joins Global Atlantic board of directors

    11/07/2019

    New York, NY – November 7, 2019 — Global Atlantic Financial Group, a leading U.S.-focused retirement, life insurance and reinsurance company, today announced that Catherine H. Smith has been named to the company’s board of directors. Ms. Smith brings an impressive depth of leadership experience garnered across both public and private sectors....

  • John Rugel joins Global Atlantic as Chief Operations Officer

    10/21/2019

    New York, NY – October 21, 2019 — Global Atlantic Financial Group, a leading U.S.-focused retirement, life insurance and reinsurance company, today announced the appointment of John Rugel as Chief Operations Officer. In this capacity, Mr. Rugel will be responsible for oversight of all of Global Atlantic’s in-force and new business insurance...

  • Global Atlantic subsidiary named to Ward’s 50 for tenth straight year

    07/26/2019

    Forethought Life Insurance Company recognized on annual list of top life and health insurers NEW YORK, NY - Global Atlantic Financial Group, a leading U.S.-focused retirement, life insurance and reinsurance company, today announced that its subsidiary, Forethought Life Insurance Company, has been named by Ward’s 50® as a top life and health...

  • Global Atlantic’s New “Income Ready” Campaign Shifts the Retirement Conversation from Saving to Income

    07/17/2019

    To help retirees successfully transition from saving for retirement to dependable income they can rely on in retirement, Global Atlantic has launched a new “Income Ready” campaign. The initiative features dedicated educational websites for financial advisors and consumers looking to learn more about developing a retirement income strategy.

  • Padma Elmgart joins Global Atlantic as Chief Technology Officer

    07/01/2019

    After 20 years leveraging tech across operational, digital and investment initiatives, Padma joins Global Atlantic on June 17 to help us continue to evolve our technology to support our growth objectives.

  • Global Atlantic Appoints Edward Wilson as Chief Risk Officer

    04/01/2019

    Global Atlantic Financial Group, a leading U.S.-focused retirement, life insurance and reinsurance company, is pleased to announce that Edward Wilson has joined the company as Chief Risk Officer effective April 1st. Wilson, who joins Global Atlantic after a 26 year career at Goldman Sachs, will also serve on the Management Committee and chair the...

  • Global Atlantic Announces Annuity Reinsurance Transaction with Ameriprise Financial

    03/20/2019

    Global Atlantic Financial Group Limited (“Global Atlantic”), is pleased to announce the execution of a $1.7 billion fixed annuity reinsurance transaction with Ameriprise Financial’s affiliate, RiverSource Life Insurance Company (“RiverSource”). “We are very proud to work with RiverSource, in helping it to achieve its desired financial and...

  • National Survey Reveals Retirees in Relationships Have Fewer Financial Planning Regrets

    02/11/2019

    While two out of three single retirees (64%) report having retirement planning regrets, fewer than half of retirees in relationships (49%) do. Nearly half (45%) of single retirees regret that they did not save enough money (compared to 30% of those in relationships). Nearly three in ten retired singles (28%) regret relying too much on Social...

  • Global Atlantic Financial Group Invests in Global Insurance Accelerator

    01/30/2019

    Global Atlantic offers a broad range of retirement, life, and reinsurance products designed to help customers address financial challenges with confidence and customize a strategy to fulfill protection, accumulation, income, wealth transfer, and end-of-life needs. Global Atlantic’s investment will help fund the GIA’s annual, mentor-driven program...

  • The Original Wellness Rider Is Now Available at No Charge

    01/30/2019

    Global Atlantic eliminates fee for Wellness for Life®, making it available at no charge on all eligible life insurance policies DES MOINES, IA – January 30, 2019 — Global Atlantic made it their New Year’s resolution: Wellness for everyone. And while most people’s resolutions fizzle out in a week, this one is here to stay. As of January 1, 2019...