Global Atlantic appoints David Jacoby as Chief Accounting Officer

HAMILTON, Bermuda and NEW YORK, NY — Global Atlantic Financial Group (Global Atlantic) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Jacoby as Chief Accounting Officer. This senior level appointment enhances the company’s accounting operations and financial reporting functions. Jacoby will report directly to Chief Financial Officer Kim Lee.

“David brings tremendous experience to our finance team. He led the finance transformation and financial planning and analysis at Ohio National and was CFO of the individual life business unit and Controller during Nationwide Financial’s IPO,” said Lee. “We’re thrilled to have him further deepen our capabilities as we continue to grow.”

Jacoby has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to his last role as Senior Vice President at Ohio National, he worked at The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America as Chief Financial Officer for their individual life business unit. He is a graduate of Ohio State University’s Max M. Fisher College of Business.

Jacoby added, “I’m excited to join such a dynamic organization that, at its core, is all about helping people take control of their financial future and live retirement on their own terms. I’m really looking forward to bringing the best practices I’ve learned over the years to help contribute to their momentum.”


About Global Atlantic Financial Group

Global Atlantic Financial Group, through its subsidiaries, offers a broad range of retirement, life and reinsurance products designed to help our customers address financial challenges with confidence. A variety of options help Americans customize a strategy to fulfill their protection, accumulation, income, wealth transfer and end-of-life needs.

Global Atlantic was founded at Goldman Sachs in 2004 and separated as an independent company in 2013. Its success is driven by a unique heritage that combines deep product and distribution knowledge with insightful investment and risk management, alongside a strong financial foundation of over $50 billion in assets.



Global Atlantic Financial Group (Global Atlantic) is the marketing name for Global Atlantic Financial Group Limited and its subsidiaries, including Accordia Life and Annuity Company, Commonwealth Annuity and Life Insurance Company, Forethought Life Insurance Company and Global Atlantic Re Limited. Each subsidiary is responsible for its own financial and contractual obligations.