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June 22, 2015

Securian strengthens Institutional Retirement Group with additional large plan experts

St. Paul, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Securian Financial Group has added two professionals to its Institutional Retirement Group that is dedicated to supporting retirement plan specialist advisors.

Steve Chappell, RPA, AIF®, is an institutional relationship consultant committed to building strategic partnerships with retirement plan consulting firms. Chappell has been with Securian since 2006, initially serving as a retirement plans internal wholesaler and then advancing to a regional sales vice president for the Chicago area.

John Kibbe, AIF®, joins Securian as a sales vice president. In his new role, Kibbe fosters current relationships and builds new ones with advisors who specialize in the mid- to large-plan market. Kibbe joins Securian from Empower Retirement (formerly J.P. Morgan), where he was vice president of retirement plan services.

“Securian is dedicating resources to support the unique needs of advisors who serve the mid to large end of the retirement plans market,” said Vince Giordano, Securian’s national vice president of retirement plan sales. “Steve and John are outstanding additions to our team and will be valuable partners to retirement plan specialist advisors looking to differentiate themselves in a highly competitive and commoditized marketplace.”

About Securian Financial Group

Since 1880, Securian Financial Group and its affiliates have provided financial security for individuals and businesses in the form of insurance, investments and retirement plans. Now one of the nation’s largest financial services providers, Securian is the holding company parent of a group of companies that offer a broad range of financial services.

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