SOURCE: Dearborn National

Dearborn National

March 04, 2010 14:31 ET

William Johnson Named Regional Vice President of Sales at Dearborn National™

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - March 4, 2010) -  Dearborn National™ is pleased to announce the appointment of William Johnson to Regional Vice President of Sales. In his new role, Johnson will direct sales activities in the Northeast region, developing innovative strategies to acquire and retain business, while implementing various distribution models to help facilitate Dearborn National's growth in the area.

"Bill's long history of sales success and dedication to cultivating valuable relationships with brokers will be two of the many assets he brings to our organization," said Brian Griffin, Vice President of Sales at Dearborn National. "I am confident that his guidance will enhance our sales team's efforts as we strive to provide our customers with top quality products and services that fit their needs."

"Dearborn National is the best kept secret in the industry," said Johnson. "I'm very pleased to be a part of such an exceptional management team that clearly understands what it takes to win in the marketplace, and I look forward to bringing in the most talented sales people in the Northeast to join me in this exciting journey."

Johnson brings a wealth of experience in both sales and management from his 18-year career in the insurance industry. Most recently, he served as Regional Sales Director at MetLife, where he garnered several professional accolades, including being named Regional Sales Director of the Year in 2006, 2007 and 2008. Johnson holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from West Virginia University.

About Dearborn National

With more than 40 years of experience, the Dearborn National brand companies offer a broad selection of insurance products that cover many markets: Group Benefits, Worksite, Individual and Annuities. We are licensed in all 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the British Virgin Islands and Guam. Our parent company, Health Care Service Corporation, a Mutual Legal Reserve Company, is the largest non-investor owned health care insurance provider in the United States and the fourth largest overall. For more information, please visit

Products and services marketed under the Dearborn National™ brand and the star logo are underwritten and/or provided by Fort Dearborn Life Insurance Company® (Downers Grove, IL) in all states (excluding New York), the District of Columbia, the United States Virgin Islands, the British Virgin Islands and Guam. 

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