Puritan Financial Companies has appointed Sam Thomas as president of its life insurance agency subsidiary, Puritan Financial Group.

Mr Thomas has also been appointed to Puritan Life Insurance Company as a member of the board of directors.

Matthew McIntyre, CEO of Puritan Financial Companies, said: Sam Thomas has demonstrated over the last 10 years a proven record of sales and management skills that have helped us produce hundreds of millions of dollars in premium. We are blessed to have a person of Sam’s capabilities as we continue to grow.