Arag, a legal insurance provider, has appointed Jim Barone as new chief sales officer. Mr Barone will lead the Arag sales team in working with businesses, brokers and benefits professionals to provide legal plans.

Most recently, Mr Barone was vice president of sales and marketing, for managed vision products provider Luxottica Retail. He was previously a sales and marketing executive for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, where he managed sales and distribution programs in the individual, group and national healthcare market.

Cam Sutton, president of Arag, said: Jim Barone’s business and legal background and his passion for delivering quality products and solutions make him a great addition at Arag. Jim has exceptional experience, having been a successful insurance sales executive in the employer sponsored and voluntary market for the past 15 years.