May 9, 2013
Montpelier, Vermont – National Life Group today announced the appointment of Sanjay Pandey as senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO) of National Life Group.
The appointment, effective May 13, will put Mr. Pandey in charge of National Life Group’s information technology (IT) operations. He will report directly to President and Chief Executive Officer Mehran Assadi.
“What makes Sanjay a special leader is his passion for leveraging technology as a competitive edge,” said Mr. Assadi. “He understands that ease of doing business is critical to a successful business.”
Since 2000 Mr. Pandey has been with Donegal Insurance Group, most recently as vice president and chief information officer. Donegal is a property and casualty company operating in 22 states. It also owns Union Community Bank with 13 branches in Pennsylvania.
Prior to his work at Donegal, Mr. Pandey held IT positions at United Healthcare of Mid-Atlantic in Baltimore and Whitney Young Health Center in Albany.
National Life Group, a Fortune 1000 company, offers a comprehensive portfolio of life insurance, annuity and investment products to help individuals, families and businesses pursue their financial goals. The company employs roughly 950 employees, with most located at its home office in Montpelier, Vermont. Group companies also maintain offices in Addison, Texas, New York and San Francisco.
Contact: Chris Graff, vice president, corporate communications, National Life Group
National Life Group® is a trade name of National Life Insurance Company, Montpelier, Vt., Life Insurance Company of the Southwest, Dallas, 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.