Securian Board Appoints Two New Corporate Officers

Jun 16, 2010, 17:37 ET from Securian Financial Group

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- At its June board meeting, Securian's board of directors approved the appointments of two long-time employees to second vice president.

Eric Bentley, JD, CLU, was appointed second vice president, Law. Bentley is the primary corporate legal advisor to the broker-dealer, Securian Financial Services, and the Advantus Series Fund. Bentley has a bachelor's degree from St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, and a law degree from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. Bentley joined Securian as an attorney in 1984.

Julio Fesser was appointed second vice president, Procurement and Facilities Services. Fesser joined Securian in 1992 as manager of Space Planning. He became director of Facilities Planning and Corporate Security in 2002 and Corporate Procurement and Facilities Management were added to his responsibilities five years later. Fesser has a bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

Since 1880, Securian Financial Group and its affiliates have provided financial security for individuals and businesses in the form of insurance, investments and retirement plans. Now one of the nation's largest financial services providers, it is the holding company parent of a group of companies that include Minnesota Life Insurance Company, Advantus Capital Management, Allied Solutions, Capital Financial Group, Cherokee National Life Insurance Company, CNL/Insurance America, Personal Finance Company, Securian Financial Services, Inc., Securian Casualty Company, Securian Life Insurance Company and Securian Trust Company.

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SOURCE Securian Financial Group