Posted on 06 Mar 13 by Annie George
The 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 business."
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.
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.