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2024 Fortune 500 ranking

W&S Climbs Fortune 500® List – Up 30 Spots

Western & Southern Financial Group Financial Milestones
Western & Southern delivered best-ever financial results in 2023 despite significant challenges in the industry, market volatility and high inflation.

Western & Southern Life Wins Early Talent Award

Western & Southern Life Awards & Recognition
Western & Southern Life has received a 2024 Early Talent Award (ETA) from Handshake, an online job network designed exclusively for college students.
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John Barrett Receives Key to the City

Western & Southern Financial Group Awards & Recognition

At the conclusion of the 2024 State of the Business program, Chairman, President and CEO John Barrett received a key to Cincinnati from Mayor Aftab Pureval for his dedication and passion for the city.

Financial success

Record 2023 Financial Results Highlight Banner Year for Western & Southern

Western & Southern Financial Group Financial Milestones
Western & Southern Financial Group’s 2023 financial results showcase several records and growth in strategic areas.

Western & Southern Life’s Stockton, California Agency Wins President’s Trophy

Western & Southern Financial Group News Releases
The prestigious award from Western & Southern Life recognizes outstanding performance and operation by an agency in both sales and client service.
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Gerber Life Receives Upgraded Rating from AM Best

Western & Southern Financial Group Financial Milestones
Gerber Life’s growing financial strength and creditworthiness have been recognized with higher ratings from AM Best. 
2024 TSA Check Presentation

Western & Southern Makes Record-Breaking Donation to The Salvation Army

Western & Southern Financial Group News Releases
Donations made to the Crib of the Nativity were matched by Western & Southern
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Western & Southern, Fidelity Investments Offer New Approach To Protected Retirement Income

Western & Southern Financial Group News Releases
Western & Southern recently introduced IncomePoint — a new single-premium immediate annuity (SPIA) — within employer-based retirement plans administered by Fidelity Investments. Western & Southern is one of four current insurers on Fidelity’s Guaranteed Income Direct platform offering an embedded distribution option for defined contribution plans like 401(k)s, 403(b)s and 457(b)s that will allow participants to convert all or a portion of their savings into an immediate income annuity to provide consistent, pension-like payments throughout retirement.
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Fort Washington and Western & Southern Name Shipley New Co-CIO

Western & Southern Financial Group News Releases
Western & Southern Financial Group announced that Christopher D. Shipley will succeed James J. Vance as senior vice president and co-chief investment officer of Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Western & Southern, effective immediately. 
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