Legal & General America (LGA) is pleased to announce it has appointed Farron Blanc as Vice President of Brokerage Distribution & Strategy, reporting to Jennifer Torneden, SVP of Distribution, Marketing & Strategic Growth. In this role, Blanc will focus on leveraging data to drive new production across existing and new accounts within the brokerage distribution.
Blanc brings more than 18 years of experience to LGA, well-known for his roles as a successful venture-backed start-up founder, BCG strategy consultant, and life insurance president with deep Asian and North American start-up and corporate experience. Previously, Blanc served as Co-Founder & CEO of Gerry Care, Inc., a start-up focused on improving the accountability and affordability for families seeking long term care. He has been recognized as one of the “20 Insurance Innovators to Know” by Digital Insurance and was named a top 35 young executive by Intelligent Insurer.
“I am thrilled to be joining the term life insurance market leader, Legal & General America,” said Farron Blanc, VP of Brokerage Distribution & Strategy. “My prior experience of leading agile teams to build, iterate and scale digital, data-driven tech within regulated industries aligns with how LGA is continuing to invest in an ever-changing industry. By continuing to advance our digital platform we can help our business partners and brokerage customers grow their business, create delightful experiences, and ultimately provide protection to millions of Americans.”
“We are excited to have Farron join LGA,” said Jennifer Torneden, SVP of Distribution, Marketing & Strategic Growth. "Farron’s extensive knowledge and utilization of data and technology will help us to grow and expand our relationships with new and existing Brokerage customers. His significant corporate consulting experience brings enormous value to us as we continue to accelerate business growth in the North American market.”