Securian Financial Group has appointed Cambra Aasen as new president of its subsidiary Ochs Inc, an employee benefits firm. She will manage the company in partnership with CEO Tom.

Aasen will join Ochs, from Securian Financial Group, where she started in 2001 as a group life insurance case underwriter for Minnesota Life Insurance.

In 2006, she was promoted to manager of group case underwriting, where she worked closely with Ochs as the relationship manager for Minnesota Life and developing pricing for clients.

Ochs has a client base composed primarily of public sector employers in Minnesota. The firm also markets group life, disability, long-term care, dental, vision insurance and other benefits-related services to public sector employers across the country.

Ochs CEO Tom Och said that Cambra diverse background in underwriting, management, sales and client relations will help move the company toward its goals.

Ochs has more than 300 public sector clients in eight states and approximately $44m of premium under management.