VETERAN FINANCIAL SERVICES ATTORNEY JOINS BANKERS LIFE AND CASUALTY COMPANY AS SVP/GENERAL COUNSEL
Tuesday, August 19, 2003
CHICAGO (August 19, 2003) - Bankers Life and
Casualty Company, Chicago, has named Jeanne M. Horton senior vice
president and Bankers general counsel. Prior to joining the
Chicago-based insurer on August 11, 2003, she served as vice
president and general counsel for GE Auto Financial Services,
"We are excited that Jeanne has chosen to join Bankers," said
President and CEO Edward M. Berube. "She has solid experience as an
executive and a lawyer serving financial services companies, and
her significant transaction and process improvement background make
her a great fit for our company."
Horton holds a B.A. in economics and political science and a
J.D., both from Northwestern University. She graduated from
Northwestern University School of Law in 1980 and began her career
at Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal, Chicago, the same year.
Horton said, "I'm delighted to be joining Bankers. It's a
company committed to growing and expanding its service to the most
interesting and diverse client base there is, America's seniors.
The company's dedication to the needs of seniors has a great
history. I look forward to contributing to that rich heritage."
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.