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Venerable Names Vice President of Procurement and Facilities


Venerable Names Vice President of Procurement and Facilities

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DES MOINES, Iowa, Aug. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Venerable today announced the appointment of Jamie Ness as Vice President of Procurement and Facilities. Reporting to Ken Brown, Chief Operations Officer, Ness will oversee all Procurement and Facilities activities for the organization.


Ness has extensive experience in the procurement and financial services space. Prior to joining Venerable, she led procurement efforts at Global Atlantic and was integral to their launch of a new business that resulted from the separation from Aviva. During that launch, Ness was central to standing up a physical location and associated infrastructure. In addition, she was also responsible for negotiating and implementing over 300 vendor contracts in support of the go live. Ness received her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration/Management from Upper Iowa University.

"Jamie's recent experience, and her desire to ensure Procurement is a key contributor at Venerable will serve our organization well," said Ken Brown, Chief Operations Officer for Venerable. "Her leadership will be instrumental to the Operations department and to the organization as a whole."

About Venerable

Venerable is a privately held company with business operations based in West Chester, Pennsylvania and Des Moines, Iowa. Venerable owns and manages the legacy variable annuity business acquired from Voya Financial, Inc. Created by an investor group led by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC, Crestview Partners, and Reverence Capital Partners, Venerable is an emerging business with well-established, strategic investors, experienced in successfully building and growing insurance businesses with patient, long-term capital. For more information, please visit


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