MONROY PROMOTED TO VP OF DISTRIBUTION AND OPERATIONS STRATEGY AND CHIEF OF STAFF TO COO OF BANKERS LIFE AND CASUALTY COMPANY
Sunday, October 2, 2005
CHICAGO (February 10, 2005) - Gerardo Monroy,
37, has been promoted to the new position of Vice President Career
Distribution and Operations Strategy of Bankers Life and Casualty
Company, Chicago. He will also serve as Chief of Staff for
Distribution and Operations, reporting to Executive Vice President
and Chief Operating Officer Scott Perry.
In his previous position as Vice President of Distribution
Strategy, he served as a key strategist for the most ambitious
growth plan in Bankers 125-year history. During a 16-month period,
Monroy was an integral player in this major insurance company's
expansion of its field operations, increasing the size of its
captive agent force to over 4,000 and the number of branch offices
to 160 in 49 states.
"This change recognizes Gerardo's contributions to Banker's
distribution organization for the last two years," said Perry in
announcing the promotion. "He'll play a critical role in aligning
key initiatives between the Distribution and Operations
organizations to help us meet and exceed our 2005 goals."
In his new role, Monroy will be responsible for the development
and implementation of Career Distribution and Operations
strategies, leading the analysis needed to help manage the
company's most critical initiatives.
As chief of staff, he will direct activities involving the sales
force, operations and home office support, positively affecting
almost 2,000 employees.
After joining Bankers parent company, Conseco, Inc., in 2001 as
a vice president in the Corporate Marketing group, Monroy took over
as vice president of Distribution Strategy in July 2002. A native
of Mexico City, he has worked for international corporations in
Mexico and Italy including Procter & Gamble and United
Technologies. He holds an MBA from Harvard University and lives in
Chicago with his wife, Ivette, and their twin daughters Regina and
Isabella, six-months old.
Established in 1879 and headquartered at the historic
Merchandise Mart in downtown Chicago, Bankers Life and Casualty
Company focuses exclusively on the financial security needs of
seniors. The company offers a broad portfolio of health and life
insurance and retirement savings products designed especially for
seniors. These products are distributed through a national network
of professionally trained company agents. Visit us online at www.bankers.com.