June 11, 2008 16:44 ET

Investors Insurance Corporation Achieves National Ethics Recognition

BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwire - June 11, 2008) - Investors Insurance Corporation, in Jacksonville, FL, has attained qualification in the Insurance Marketplace Standards Association (IMSA), the leading independent standards-setting and compliance solutions organization for the life insurance, annuity and long-term care insurance marketplace.

"We are very proud to have achieved the special marketplace distinction that is IMSA qualification," said Yves Corcos, CEO of Investors Insurance Corporation. "Now consumers will know immediately that they are dealing with a company that places a high value on their trust and protection."

"This is an acknowledgement of the commitment we have made to treat customers and conduct business with ethics excellence," adds Karen Smith, Investors Insurance Corporation Vice President of Marketing & Compliance.

IMSA President & CEO Brian Atchinson applauded Investors Insurance Corporation for successfully completing the rigorous, independent review of its marketing, sales and compliance practices necessary to attain IMSA qualification.

"We congratulate Investors Insurance Corporation and the SCOR organization on this great achievement," said Atchinson. "This demonstrates their dedication to high standards of ethical business practices."

To qualify for IMSA membership, a company must undergo a comprehensive review and an independent assessment to ensure quality business practices that safeguard the consumer. Qualification stands for a three-year period.

IMSA is the premier standards-setting organization for the life insurance, annuities and long-term care insurance marketplace for individually sold products. Qualified companies commit to maintaining high ethical standards and to being fair, honest, and open in the way they advertise, sell and service their products. The IMSA seal is a guidepost of excellence and integrity for consumers. IMSA has also emerged as an industry leader in annuity suitability efforts.

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