FBL Financial Group Names Russell J. Wiltgen Chief Actuary
January 8, 2010 by N/A
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FBL Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: FFG) announced today that Russell J. Wiltgen will join the company as Chief Actuary. In this new role, Wiltgen will be a member of the organization’s Management Team and have overall responsibility for actuarial matters and enterprise risk management. He will report directly to Chief Executive Officer James E. Hohmann.
“Russ brings outstanding experience and insight to this new position and to our management team”
.Wiltgen comes to FBL Financial Group with nearly 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. Over the past 11 years, he has held product management positions at UNIFI Companies, most recently serving as Vice President-Individual Annuity Product Management.
Wiltgen holds a B.S. degree in actuarial science from the University of Iowa. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.
“Russ brings outstanding experience and insight to this new position and to our management team,” said Chief Executive Officer James E. Hohmann. “His proven leadership in the financial services industry positions him to contribute, in significant ways, to driving long-term profitable growth for FBL Financial Group. His achievements in product development, risk management and strategic planning will enhance our value creation for customers and shareholders.”
FBL Financial Group is a holding company whose primary operating subsidiaries are Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company and EquiTrust Life Insurance Company. FBL underwrites, markets and distributes life insurance, annuities and mutual funds to individuals and small businesses. In addition, FBL manages all aspects of two Farm Bureau affiliated property-casualty insurance companies for a management fee. For more information, please visit www.fblfinancial.com.
FBL Financial Group, Inc.
Kathleen Till Stange, 515-226-6780
Investor Relations Vice President