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Jeffrey Whitehead Becomes the Chief Investment Officer at FBL Financial Group

Jeffrey Whitehead Becomes the Chief Investment Officer at FBL Financial Group, FBL Financial Group

FBL Financial Group has named Jeffrey Whitehead as its new Chief Investment Officer. Whitehead began his post on June 15 and is replacing Charles T. Happel, who is retiring this year.

As the Chief Investment Officer, Whitehead will be a member of FBL Financial Group’s management team and oversee the company’s investment policy and strategy.

Whitehead is a season financial executive who has spent the past 19 years at Aegon USA Investment Management where he led a team responsible for managing Transamerica’s $85 billion general account portfolios. Prior to Aegon, Whitehead spent time at PIMCO as the Director of Sales, Marketing & Insurance Portfolio Strategy. He also worked at Conseco Capital Management as the VP of Insurance Portfolio Strategist & Director of Insurance Marketing.

Whitehead is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

In a press release FBL Financial Group’s CEO Daniel D. Pitcher, stated, “I am pleased to have Jeff join FBL Financial Group. He brings extensive investment management experience in the insurance industry Jeff’s proven leadership and deep insurance investment experience will allow him to successfully lead FBL’s investment team and manage FBL Financial Group’s high-quality investment portfolio.”

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