US-based Securian Financial Group has appointed Jeanne Keshishian to serve as the company's national sales vice president for individual life and long-term care insurance.

Most recently, Ms Keshishian was with The Hartford as a regional sales manager. At Securian, she will lead the internal and external wholesalers who will call on Securian’s distribution partners.

Additionally, Andrea Mack was appointed manager of life and long-term care insurance promotions. She develops and implements promotional strategies and also works with the advanced marketing team to promote advanced sales concepts for Securian’s Minnesota Life insurance products. Ms Mack joined Securian in 1998.

Ben Roth, director of life sales support at Securian, said: We’ve built our wholesaling team and are expanding distribution to our long-standing career agency network as well as independent advisors and registered representatives of strategic broker-dealer relationships.