W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc., wholesale distributor of annuities and life insurance from Western & Southern Financial Group member companies, has named Edward P. Seeger, CRPC, sales manager, broker-dealer channel.
Seeger will manage the team of regional vice presidents who support broker-dealer firms and their advisors in addressing the retirement and legacy planning needs of individuals, families and businesses.
“Edward has continually created value for our stakeholders with his accomplishments in distribution management, marketing support, training performance and retirement income planning, in addition to demonstrating outstanding leadership qualities,” said Daniel J. Downing, senior vice president, broker-dealer and independent agent distribution, W&S Financial Group Distributors. “His expanded role is essential as we help Americans invest, protect and manage risk for their retirement and legacy.”
Seeger joined W&S Financial Group Distributors as an internal wholesaler in 2009. He advanced to regional vice president in 2012, senior regional vice president in 2014 and managing regional vice president in 2016. His background also includes experience at several multinational financial services providers. Seeger earned his bachelor’s degree from Northern Kentucky University. He holds FINRA Series 6, 26 and 63 registrations, and life and health insurance licenses. In addition, he is a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor.
About W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc.
W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc. distributes fixed, variable and immediate annuities and life insurance products from Western-Southern Life Assurance Company, The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Integrity Life Insurance Company and National Integrity Life Insurance Company, all member companies of Western & Southern Financial Group, Inc. Variable products are distributed through Touchstone Securities, Inc.* Marketing through a national network of broker-dealers, financial advisors, independent agents and financial institutions, W&S Financial Group Distributors assists financial professionals in helping Americans invest, protect and manage risk for their retirement and legacy.
About Western & Southern Financial Group
Founded in Cincinnati in 1888 as The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western & Southern Financial Group, Inc., a Fortune 500 company, is the parent company of a group of diversified financial services businesses. Its assets owned ($57 billion) and managed ($26 billion) totaled $83 billion as of Sept. 30, 2019. Western & Southern is one of the strongest life insurance groups in the world. Its seven life insurance subsidiaries (The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western-Southern Life Assurance Company, Columbus Life Insurance Company, Gerber Life Insurance Company, Integrity Life Insurance Company, The Lafayette Life Insurance Company, and National Integrity Life Insurance Company) maintain very strong financial ratings. Other member companies include Eagle Realty Group, LLC; Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.;1 IFS Financial Services, Inc.; Touchstone Advisors, Inc.;1 Touchstone Securities, Inc.;2 W&S Brokerage Services, Inc.;1,2 and W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc. Western & Southern is the title sponsor of six major community events every year, including the Western & Southern Open, a premier event in the U.S. Open Series played each August by the world’s top-ranked professional male and female tennis players.
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