ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Securian Financial has hired Darrin Hebert as senior vice president and chief information officer, reporting to Kristi Fox, Securian Financial executive vice president and chief administrative officer.
Hebert succeeds Pete Berlute, who now leads Securian Financial’s Affinity Solutions Division.
“Darrin Hebert is a proven leader who will help advance Securian Financial’s success. His experience leading technology teams for highly regulated financial services companies while driving continuous improvement makes him the perfect person to be our new CIO. We are excited to welcome him,” said Fox.
As CIO, Hebert will lead the strategy and direction of Securian Financial’s enterprise technology operations, infrastructure, application development and cyber security. He also will serve as a member of the company’s Executive Leadership Team, Strategy Council and Risk Council.
Hebert has more than 23 years of technology leadership experience with companies including GE Capital and US Bank. Most recently, he served as CIO for Aon’s Commercial Risk & Affinity business, where he led teams to digitally transform the company’s Commercial Risk & Affinity platforms.
Hebert attended Bemidji State University, the University of Minnesota and the Black Executive Leadership Program at McKinsey & Company. He serves on the boards of directors for Rêve Academy and Tradition Capital Bank, and he is a member of the Minneapolis CIO Council.