The Standard Hires Alan Assner as Assistant Vice President of Individual Annuities

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Standard announced the hiring of Alan Assner as assistant vice president of Individual Annuities. In his new role, Assner will be the head of Individual Annuities and responsible for oversight of actuarial, sales distribution, operations, service and strategy for the line of business.

With 25 years in the industry, Alan brings a wealth of experience to The Standard. Most recently he was head of annuity and life product development at Brighthouse Financial. In that role, Alan was responsible for spearheading product design and driving growth in both existing and untapped distribution channels.

“I’m excited to welcome Alan to our team. His expertise and industry leadership will help The Standard identify emerging market opportunities and ensure we continue to capitalize on our great momentum in the annuity marketplace,” said Chris Beaulieu, vice president of Individual Annuities and Investments at The Standard.

Assner holds a Bachelor of Science in actuarial science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts.

About The Standard

The Standard is a family of businesses dedicated to helping our customers achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. In business since 1906, we are a leading provider of financial products and services for groups and individuals. Our products include group and individual disability insurance, group life, dental and vision insurance, voluntary (employee-paid) benefits, absence management services, and retirement plans and annuities for employers and individuals. For more information about The Standard, visit or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

The Standard is the marketing name for StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., and its subsidiaries: Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Mortgage Investors, LLC, StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., StanCorp Real Estate, LLC, and StanCorp Equities, Inc.



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