May 22, 2014

Foresters has announced the appointment of Anthony (Tony) Garcia as president and CEO. He will succeed current leader George Mohacsi, who plans to retire on June 30.

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Garcia brings more than 26 years of leadership experience in the US life and annuity industry. He most recently served as president of Western and Southern Agency Group. Previously, Garcia held the position of president and CEO at TIAA-CREF Life Insurance Company in addition to various roles at Allstate, HSBC and the HealthMarkets life and health subsidiaries.

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“Tony Garcia is an outstanding choice who brings broad experience in the US life and annuity industry, successfully leading transformational change and driving profitable growth,” said Dick Freeborough, chairman of Foresters board of directors, in a statement. “Foresters Board is confident that he is best suited to continue Foresters important fraternal mission and lead the organization into its next period of growth and prosperity.”

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