The Standard Names Margaret Brandl Assistant Vice President and Actuary, Actuarial Governance and Risk Management

PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) announced today that Margaret Brandl has been named assistant vice president and actuary, Actuarial Governance and Risk Management.

Brandl has an extensive background in corporate risk management and actuarial systems and controls. Most recently she was vice president and managing actuary for the life and annuity business at Genworth Financial. Previously, she held a succession of roles with increasing responsibility during her career with Manulife Financial in Canada. She led transformation of actuarial processes, models and tools in both companies.

In her new role, Brandl will have responsibility for actuarial governance and risk management including the implementation of effective and agile actuarial and risk governance at all levels of the organization.

“We’re delighted to attract a candidate with Margaret’s credentials and deep experience, and we look forward to her leadership in advancing The Standard’s actuarial governance and risk management programs,” said Sally Manafi, vice president, corporate actuary and chief risk officer at The Standard.

Brandl earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario. She is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Charter Enterprise Risk Analyst.

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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