The Standard Hires John Rucker as Assistant Vice President of Corporate Tax

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) announced today that John Rucker has been hired as assistant vice president of Corporate Tax. Rucker will be responsible for developing and leading a team of dedicated tax professionals who will work with other financial reporting and operations personnel to streamline and achieve efficiencies in The Standard’s tax reporting and information gathering processes.

Rucker joins The Standard with more than 38 years of corporate tax experience with Ernst & Young and Deloitte Tax. Most recently Rucker served as senior vice president of Tax for Lionsgate Entertainment.

“I am excited to welcome John to the team,” said Rob Erickson, vice president, chief accounting officer and treasurer at The Standard. “He brings a wealth of tax experience including deep multistate expertise to his role at The Standard.”

Rucker holds a Master of Laws in taxation from Georgetown University and a Juris Doctor from Michigan State University College of Law.

About The Standard

The Standard is a family of companies dedicated to helping customers achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. In business since 1906, we are a leading provider of financial protection products and services for employers 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, Inc., StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., StanCorp Real Estate, LLC, and StanCorp Equities, Inc.


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