The Standard Hires Scott Kaplan as Assistant Vice President of Institutional Products

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Standard announced the hiring of Scott Kaplan as assistant vice president of Institutional Products in the company’s Asset Management Group. In his new role, Kaplan will lead the team responsible for the growth and profitability of the company’s new and existing institutional products including its suite of stable value products for retirement plan customers.

With 30 years in the industry, Scott brings a wealth of experience to The Standard. Most recently, he led the pension risk transfer business at Prudential, where he had a 24-year career in roles with increasing levels of responsibility in Treasury and Finance before joining the retirement business in 2011.

“I’m excited to welcome Scott to our team. He comes to us with a deep expertise and is uniquely qualified to help us grow our existing products as well as assess and create new products for our institutional business,” said Anne Hoot, vice president and Asset Management Group actuary at The Standard.

Kaplan holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Colgate University and a Master of Business Administration from the Stern School of Business at New York University.

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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