US-based Sagicor Life Insurance Company has named Bart Catmull as the new president & chief operating officer (COO) of the company, effective from 1 April 2013.

In his new job, Catmull will manage all aspects of Sagicor operations in the US, according to the insurer.

Having good exposure of the industry expertise, Catmull held numerous positions within the company including COO, CFO and treasurer over the last 14 years.

Commenting on the appointment, Sagicor Group president & CEO Dodridge Miller said, "Catmull brings to the group over 21 years of experience in the financial services industry, 14 of which have been with Sagicor USA and its predecessor organization."

Prior to joining Sagicor USA, Catmull, a senior manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers, served two years in the National Accounting Consulting Services Group, with responsibility to focus on accounting and reporting issues, specifically related to insurance and technology companies.

Operating as a subsidiary of Sagicor Financial, Sagicor Life Insurance Company is a full-service life insurance company with presence in 44 states in the country and manages over $900m in assets.