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W&S Financial Group Distributors Names Harvey T. Fladeland Divisional Vice President

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W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc., wholesale distributor of annuities and life insurance from member companies of Western & Southern Financial Group (Western & Southern), has named Harvey T. Fladeland as divisional vice president for its financial institutions distribution channel.  

Fladeland leads distribution efforts and helps drive sales in bank-affiliated wealth management programs.

“Harvey possesses decades of wholesaling and management experience,” said Andrew Reiss, senior vice president, financial institutions. “He has demonstrated success in managing large teams across diverse territories with multiple products. Harvey’s proven skills and impressive credentials make him a valuable addition to our team, and will help fulfill our mission of helping Americans invest, protect and manage risk for their retirement and legacy.”

Before joining W&S Financial Group Distributors, Fladeland was most recently with AXA Distributors LLC, where he was a divisional vice president and western sales manager. He has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Minnesota State University, as well as FINRA Series 24, 7 and 63 registrations and life and health insurance licenses. Fladeland and his family reside in Heath, Texas.

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.2 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. (Western & Southern), a Fortune 500 company, is now the parent company of a group of diversified financial services businesses. Its assets owned ($54 billion) and managed ($25.3 billion) totaled $79.3 billion as of Mar. 31, 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.;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.

1 A registered investment advisor.
2 A registered broker-dealer and member FINRA/SIPC.
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