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Christopher Hilger Elected to Securian Board of Directors


Securian Financial Group President Christopher M. Hilger was elected to the company's board of directors at its October 15 meeting.

Hilger, 47, became president of Securian in January. He is the sixteenth president in Securian's 132-year history and reports to Chairman and CEO Robert L. Senkler.

Hilger oversees all of Securian's insurance businesses and its IT division and also serves as CEO of Allied Solutions, LLC, in Indianapolis, IN, a Securian subsidiary that distributes insurance products and services to financial institutions.

A 25-year veteran of the insurance industry, Hilger joined Securian in 2004 when the company purchased Allied Solutions. In 2007, he was named senior vice president of Securian's Financial Institution Group and in 2010 was promoted to executive vice president and also given accountability for the company's group life insurance business. Hilger serves on the board of Minnesota Philanthropy Partners.

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, it is the holding company parent of a group of companies that include Minnesota Life Insurance Company, Advantus Capital Management, Allied Solutions, Capital Financial Group/HBeck, Cherokee National Life Insurance Company, CNL/Insurance America, Personal Finance Company, Securian Trust Company, Securian Financial Services, Inc., Securian Casualty Company, and Securian Life Insurance Company.

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For Securian Financial Group
Maggie Jensen, 651-665-7558
APR, Media Relations Consultant

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