The Standard Promotes Melissa Oliver-Janiak to Second Vice President, Total Rewards

PORTLAND, Ore. — Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) has promoted Melissa Oliver-Janiak to second vice president of Total Rewards. In her new role, Oliver-Janiak will lead the company’s total rewards strategy along with leading the benefits, compensation and HR Direct teams.

Oliver-Janiak joined The Standard in 2014, initially serving as in-house employment counsel. In 2017 she joined the Human Resources department to lead the benefits team in development of multi-year benefit strategies, implementation and administration of benefit plans and oversight of the HR Direct employee service team.

“Melissa’s expertise and leadership contribute greatly to The Standard’s evolving benefit strategy,” said Susan Bruechner, vice president and chief human resources officer at The Standard. “She has a strong employee and customer service focus and I’m excited that she’s taking on this expanded role.”

Oliver-Janiak earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University and a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School.

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, 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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