Members of Fidelity & Guaranty Life’s leadership team share a passion for ensuring the financial security of families and enabling positive retirement lifestyles. Each team member possesses, on average, 28 years of industry experience. They are supported by a committed employee base with an average tenure of eight years in the industry.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Lee Launer sets the strategy for the company and oversees all aspects of the insurance business and operations. Following the successful acquisition on April 6, 2011 by Harbinger Group Inc., Lee assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer. Lee is an accomplished insurance executive having held several executive leadership positions through a 28 year career with one of the world’s major insurance companies, MetLife.
Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer
Raj Krishnan is responsible for all aspects of the company’s investment portfolio. Raj joined Fidelity & Guaranty Life as Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer in 2008 and led the restructuring of the company’s fixed income portfolio.
Senior Vice President, Chief Actuary and Chief Risk Officer
As a market-focused actuary, John manages the company’s asset/liability modeling, product tax analysis, life insurance and annuity product development, regulatory compliance, and reinsurance relationships. John O’Shaughnessy joined FGL in January 2008.
Wendy JB Young
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Wendy JB Young manages capital planning, income taxes, financial reporting, investment accounting, reinsurance reporting, internal controls, internal audit, and treasury for the company’s life and annuity operations. Wendy joined Fidelity & Guaranty Life in 2000 as an actuary and has been involved in a broad range of functions at the Company most recently, capital management.
Senior Vice President and Chief Distribution Officer
John Phelps manages all aspects of life and annuity sales, product development, and distribution channels for FGL. John joined FGL in 2000. During his 30-year career in the industry, John has served as a personal producer, general agent and has served on the ACLI Life Insurance committee, the LIMRA Distribution Leaders Round Table committee and LIMRA Brokerage Committee.
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Eric oversees legal and compliance matters for the US life and annuity businesses of Harbinger Group, Inc. Eric has 25 years of legal experience in US and non-US insurance markets. Eric Marhoun joined the company in 2007 as Senior Vice President and General Counsel.
Senior Vice President, Operations & Technology
Chris Fleming leads the Operations and Information Technology functions. Chris joined Fidelity and Guaranty in November 2012 and since joining has led initiatives to enhance service delivery across the Operations and Technology teams. Chris has worked in the insurance industry for over 15 years.
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development
Paul is responsible for corporate strategy, brand development, marketing communications, bondholder relations, social media and mobile applications. Paul Tyler joined Fidelity & Guaranty Life in May 2012.
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Rose is responsible for all of the company’s human resources and talent management strategies and initiatives. Rose Boehm joined FGL in 2008. Rose has more than 25 years of domestic and international human resources experience in the financial services, manufacturing and government services industries.