S&P Global Market Intelligence presents a daily roundup of management and board changes in the insurance industry. This feature excludes C-level leadership changes and stories previously covered by S&P Global Market Intelligence.
Life and health
National Western Life Group Inc. hired James Ryan Sr. to be senior vice president and head of sales, effective Aug. 12.
Ryan was head of sales for life insurance at Voya Financial Inc.
Cigna Corp. appointed Brian Marsella market president for its healthcare and related benefits plans in the Midwest market, which includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Minnesota.
Marsella was partner for health and benefits at Mercer in Chicago.
Property and casualty
Assurant Inc. named Deborah Cornwell senior vice president of customer experience.
Cornwell served as a senior experience owner for property insurance at United Services Automobile Association.
Kentucky Employers' Mutual Insurance Authority appointed Scott Brown legal manager, WorkersCompensation.com reported.
The company also promoted Tim Feld to general counsel; Elizabeth Paul to vice president of strategy, innovation and marketing; Patrick Simpson to director of internal audit; Allyson Smith to associate general counsel, and Jeremy Terry to vice president of policyholder services.