Springfield, Ill.-based Horace Mann Educators Corp. announced that Marita Zuraitis has been named president and chief executive officer and elected to Horace Mann’s board of directors.
Former President and CEO Peter Heckman has resigned from the board but will remain available to the company on a consultative basis for the remainder of the year.
Zuraitis joined Horace Mann on May 13, 2013, as president and chief executive officer-elect. She came to Horace Mann from The Hanover Insurance Group where she was president of Hanover’s property and casualty companies and a member of The Hanover’s executive leadership team.
Horace Mann focuses on educators’ financial needs, provides auto and homeowners insurance, retirement annuities, life insurance and other financial products and services.
Source: Horace Mann Educators Corp.