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  • 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...

  • Global Atlantic’s Forethought Life Insurance Company named to Ward’s 50 top life and health performers

    08/17/2016

    Company named to list for seventh consecutive year Indianapolis, IN — Global Atlantic Financial Group’s issuer of annuities and preneed life insurance, Forethought Life Insurance Company, has earned a spot on the 2016 Ward’s 50® list of top life and health insurance companies. This is the seventh consecutive year that the insurer has been...

  • Global Atlantic unifies brands to simplify approach to market

    05/02/2016

    NEW YORK, New York and HAMILTON, Bermuda — Today Global Atlantic Financial Group Limited announced the unification of all businesses under the Global Atlantic brand. By concentrating branding efforts behind the Global Atlantic name rather than supporting multiple brands, the company seeks to accelerate stronger longterm brand recognition and...