Aug. 1, 2013
Montpelier, Vermont – Ata Azarshahi has been appointed vice president, strategic accounts and business development at National Life Group.
Azarshahi works with National Life Group’s Retirement Division in Addison, Texas, and reports to Executive Vice President Wade Mayo, head of the Retirement Division.
“Ata will be actively involved in the financial management of the business and will be working closely with me and the entire Retirement Division senior leadership team,” Mayo said. “Ata is a senior leader with over 25 years of insurance industry experience.”
Prior to joining National Life Group, Azarshahi was a senior leader with ING’s European Operations for the seven years, where he was responsible for variable annuity activities. He most recently headed the product solutions and innovation team for ING Europe.
Azarshahi has also held executive positions with several U.S. companies, including Legacy Marketing Group, Transamerica/AEGON, Security First Group, and Pacific Life Insurance Company.
The companies of National Life Group offer a broad range of financial products, including life insurance, annuities, and investments, and financial solutions in the form of estate, business succession and retirement planning strategies. They are a leading provider of 403(b) and 457(b) tax-deferred retirement plans, primarily in the K-12 school marketplace.
Contact: Ross Sneyd, corporate communications, National Life Group, 802.229.3866.
National Life Group® is a trade name of National Life Insurance Company, Montpelier, Vt., Life Insurance Company of the Southwest, Addison, Texas, and their affiliates. Each company of National Life Group is solely responsible for its own financial condition and contractual obligations. Life Insurance Company of the Southwest is not an authorized insurer in New York and does not conduct insurance business in New York. Equity Services, Inc. is a Broker/Dealer and Registered Investment Adviser.
National Life Insurance Company, Life Insurance Company of the Southwest and Equity Services, Inc. are affiliated members of National Life Group. All other entities are independent of Equity Services, Inc. and its affiliates.