NEW YORK, N.Y., November 7, 2006 — New York Life Insurance Company announced today four recent promotions to vice president.
Michael G. Dubrow has been promoted to vice president in the Office of Risk Management, reporting to Senior Vice President and Chief Risk Officer Gideon Pell. Mr. Dubrow is now responsible for driving further improvements in risk management and control processes to enhance the effectiveness of enterprise-wide risk policies, methodologies and procedures. Mr. Dubrow joined New York Life in 2002 as a corporate vice president and risk analyst in the Office of Risk Management. Prior to joining New York Life, he was an equity analyst with CRI Media Partners creating financial models and performing comparative analysis to generate valuations of companies.
Mr. Dubrow received a Bachelor of Science degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Columbia Business School. Mr. Dubrow has also received the Financial Risk Manager designation from the Global Association of Risk Professionals and the Professional Risk Manager designation from the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association. He resides in New York City with his wife, Allison.
Leslie C. Griffin has been promoted to vice president in the Office of Governmental Affairs, reporting to Senior Vice President Jessie Colgate. Ms. Griffin is now responsible for representing New York Life International’s interests on international policy, financial services and insurance issues. Ms. Griffin joined New York Life in 2004 as corporate vice president. Prior to joining New York Life, Ms. Griffin was the managing director of Asian Affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Executive Director of the U.S.- Korea Business Council.
Ms. Griffin received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wellesley College, and a Master of Science degree from the London School of Economics. She resides in Arlington, Virginia.
Thomas D. Hegna has been promoted to vice president and national sales manager in the Individual Annuity Department, reporting to Vice President Ed Linder. Mr. Hegna is now responsible for managing investment and lifetime income product sales including annuities and mutual funds. Mr. Hegna also serves as liaison from the Individual Annuity Department to sales force managers in the four national sales zones. Mr. Hegna joined New York Life in 1996 as director of annuity sales. Prior to joining New York Life, Mr. Hegna spent eight years at Metropolitan Life.
Mr. Hegna received a Bachelor of Arts degree from North Dakota State University. He resides in Fountain Hills, Arizona with his wife, Laurie, and their four children.
Richard J. Witterschein has been promoted to vice president in the Treasury Department, reporting to Senior Vice President and Treasurer Jay Calhoun. Mr. Witterschein is now responsible for overseeing all Treasury Department operations. Mr. Witterschein joined New York Life in 1996 as a director in the Treasury Department, was promoted to assistant vice president in 1997, and in 2000 as corporate vice president he assumed responsibility for managing Treasury Services. Prior to joining New York Life, Mr. Witterschein worked for ADP, a data processing and human resources administration services company, and Nextel Communications.
Mr. Witterschein received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Trenton State College, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He resides in Fair Haven, New Jersey, with his wife, Liz and three sons.
New York Life Insurance Company, a Fortune 100 company founded in 1845, is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States and one of the largest life insurers in the world. Headquartered in New York City, New York Life’s family of companies offers life insurance, annuities and long-term care insurance. New York Life Investment Management LLC provides institutional asset management and retirement plan services. Other New York Life affiliates provide an array of securities products and services, as well as institutional and retail mutual funds.
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