SOURCE: Colorado Bankers Life

Colorado Bankers Life

April 16, 2009 15:48 ET

Richard G. Bigler Joins Colorado Bankers Life Insurance Company® as Vice President of Sales

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - April 16, 2009) - Colorado Bankers Life announces the appointment of Richard G. Bigler as vice president of sales.

In this role, Bigler is responsible for all aspects of Colorado Bankers Life's distribution and sales efforts; including market expansion and development, sales organization growth and achievement of sales objectives.

"Rich is a seasoned and highly respected executive with a broad base of national experience," said Stephen Clabaugh, president and CEO of Colorado Bankers Life. "His energetic and aggressive sales and marketing skills will help us build upon and continue our sales success."

Bigler has more than 30 years of experience in insurance distribution and sales management, most recently as president and CEO of Financial Producers Network, a division of AEGON USA. In this role, he was responsible for developing all aspects of the operation, which focused on the marketing of whole and universal life insurance to middle income Americans.

Prior to AEGON USA, Bigler served as vice president of independent distribution for the Individual Division of the UNIFI Companies, which marketed a wide range of life insurance, annuities and securities products on a national basis.

Bigler received a bachelor of science in business from Indiana University.

Colorado Bankers Life specializes in voluntary benefits through payroll deduction, federal, postal and military allotments, state and local government payroll systems and individual bank draft billing. Since the company's founding in 1974, its field partners have worked with thousands of American businesses and sole proprietors to offer reliable payroll deduction-based programs that give employees a convenient and affordable way to protect themselves and their families -- without cost or obligation to their employers. Colorado Bankers Life is licensed to do business in 48 states (excluding New York and Vermont), the District of Columbia and Guam. Colorado Bankers Life is rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company.(1) Colorado Bankers Life is a subsidiary of Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), a Mutual Legal Reserve Company. HCSC is one of the largest non-investor owned healthcare providers in the United States.

(1) Affirmed December 22, 2008. A.M. Best Company rates the overall financial condition of a company using a scale of A++ (Superior) to F (In Liquidation).

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