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  • Mistretta tapped to lead Global Atlantic’s retail service as Chief Operations Officer, Insurance

    05/31/2017

    NEW YORK, New York — Global Atlantic Financial Group, a leading U.S.-focused retirement, life insurance and reinsurance company, announced the hiring of industry veteran Paul Mistretta to lead retail service operations at one of the fastest growing companies in the life insurance industry. Mistretta is a key hire for Global Atlantic, which has...

  • Global Atlantic evolves wholesaling to support advisors in a fiduciary world

    04/27/2017

    NEW YORK, New York — Global Atlantic Financial Group, a leading U.S.-focused retirement, life insurance and reinsurance company, recently refined and strengthened its wholesaler professional development program, underscoring its mission to help Americans overcome their financial challenges through its extensive product suite. With retirement...

  • Barnett to lead life insurance sales for Global Atlantic

    04/18/2017

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Global Atlantic Financial Group, a leading U.S.-focused retirement, life insurance and reinsurance company, has hired Sam Barnett as Head of Sales for the company’s life insurance business. In this role, Mr. Barnett, who brings over 20 years of life insurance experience to the role, will be responsible for creating and executing...

  • Global Atlantic educational platform wins IRI Innovation Award

    03/29/2017

    NEW YORK, New York — The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) recently named Global Atlantic Financial Group, a leading U.S.-focused retirement, life insurance and reinsurance company, winner of the 2017 IRI Distributor-Marketing Innovation Award for the company’s Simply Speaking educational platform. The award was presented at the IRI Marketing...

  • Global Atlantic appoints David Jacoby as Chief Accounting Officer

    01/10/2017

    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. “...

  • Global Atlantic Helps Customers Face Retirement with Certainty

    12/20/2016

    Indianapolis, IN —Global Atlantic Financial Group recently announced the launch of ForeCertain, a new, single-premium income annuity issued by Forethought Life Insurance Company. ForeCertain provides a simple and certain way for customers to convert their retirement savings into a predictable stream of guaranteed income.     ...

  • Global Atlantic first to unify retirement distribution, delivering the most comprehensive annuity platform

    12/16/2016

    INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Global Atlantic Financial Group, a leading U.S.-focused retirement, life insurance and reinsurance company, will enter 2017 with the annuity industry’s first unified distribution organization. Effective January 1, 2017, the product-specific teams will come together to offer advisors simplified access to the industry’s most...

  • Dave Wilken joins Global Atlantic to lead life insurance business

    12/07/2016

    DES MOINES, IOWA — Global Atlantic Financial Group, a leading U.S.-focused retirement, life insurance and reinsurance company, recently announced the hiring of Dave Wilken as President of their Des Moines-based life insurance business. Wilken joins Global Atlantic from Voya, where he served more than 20 years in various leadership roles, most...

  • Global Atlantic hires 34 Infinity veterans to bolster aviation and rail asset management

    12/01/2016

    NEW YORK, New York and ATLANTA, Georgia — Global Atlantic Financial Group, a growing presence in the insurance and reinsurance industry, has announced that it has hired 34 employees from Infinity Rail, Infinity Aviation and Infinity Helicopter Leasing. The new employees have been unified as Infinity Transportation and will join the Global Atlantic...

  • Global Atlantic Appoints Dan O’Shea as Human Resources Officer

    08/23/2016

    NEW YORK, New York and HAMILTON, Bermuda —Global Atlantic Financial Group Limited (Global Atlantic) has appointed Dan O’Shea as Chief Human Resources Officer. In this role, he will oversee all aspects of Human Resources and lead the company’s talent, organizational and cultural agendas. He will be based in Global Atlantic’s Hartford, CT, office...