VETERAN INSURANCE OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE JOINS BANKERS LIFE AND CASUALTY COMPANY
Sunday, January 11, 2004
CHICAGO (November 1, 2004) - John W.
Wells, 54, has joined Bankers Life and Casualty Company, Chicago,
as senior vice president of Operations. Wells will manage "back
office" operations such as customer service, underwriting, new
business, claims, operations support and administration for the
national company, which focuses on the insurance needs of
"We're looking for John to make an
immediate contribution to our day-to-day activities," said Scott
Perry, executive vice president and COO of Bankers. "He brings a
25-year record of achievement to the job and that experience will
be critical as we continue with a very ambitious growth plan for
our field operations."
The Georgia native comes to Bankers
after four years as senior vice president of the Customer Service
and Medicare Divisions of Mutual of Omaha. Wells also served for 21
years as senior vice president of Insurance Operations at Jefferson
Pilot Financial, Concord, N.H., formerly Chubb Life.
Wells earned a B.S. in business
administration from Auburn University and achieved his CPA
designation and accountancy license from the State of Tennessee in
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.