Springfield, Ill.-based Horace Mann Educators Corp. has named Stephen P. Cardinal to lead its property/casualty business as executive vice president, effective immediately. Cardinal succeeds Thomas C. Wilkinson, who will retire at the end of the year.
Cardinal will be responsible for all facets of property/ casualty strategy and operations, including the development of a full suite of products that protect the short term risks of educator customers throughout their lifetime, as well as moving the organization closer to achieving its financial goals.
Cardinal joined Horace Mann in 2008 as executive vice president, marketing, and has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance and financial services industry. His career has included positions of increasing responsibility at MetLife, Allstate and Countrywide Insurance Services.
To assist Cardinal, William J. Caldwell, Jr. joined the company in the newly created role of senior vice president, personal lines. With more than 20 years of insurance industry experience, Caldwell joins Horace Mann from QBE North America. He previously served as head of property product at QBE and senior vice president of product management at Bank of America. Caldwell.
Horace Mann is a national multiline insurance company focusing on educators’ financial needs.
Source: Horace Mann Educators Corp.