SOURCE: IMSA

March 23, 2007 06:00 ET

Six Companies Renew Qualification in IMSA, Ethical Standards Organization

BETHESDA, MD -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 23, 2007 -- Six distinguished companies have qualified to renew their membership in the Insurance Marketplace Standards Association (IMSA), the premier standards-setting organization for the life insurance marketplace.

IMSA President & CEO Brian Atchinson applauded the following companies for completing the rigorous, independent review of their marketing, sales and compliance practices required every three years to qualify for renewed IMSA membership:

--  Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston, Boston, MA, a member of the
    Liberty Mutual Group;
--  Principal Life Insurance Company, Des Moines, IA;
--  Security Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York, Binghamton, NY;
--  Sun Life Financial companies including:
    -  Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada (U.S. Division), Wellesley
       Hills, MA;
    -  Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada (U.S.), Wellesley Hills, MA;
       and
    -  Sun Life Insurance & Annuity Company of New York, New York, NY.
"These companies have demonstrated an ongoing commitment to maintaining high ethical standards and a special dedication to serving their customers with honesty and integrity," said Atchinson. "We congratulate them for their commitment to high standards."

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. IMSA qualification is for three years. The IMSA seal is a guidepost of excellence and integrity for consumers. For more information, visit www.IMSAethics.org.

Contact Information

  • For information, contact:
    Susan Beach
    240-744-3021