Foresters announces executive changes

By Staff | May 9, 2012 | Last updated on May 9, 2012
1 min read

Foresters, an international life insurance provider with over $8.6 billion in assets, has implemented key senior executive changes in response to strong sales growth and acquisitions over the past few years.

Foresters president and CEO George Mohacsi says, “Strengthening our leadership team means we will continue to build on our success as a leading provider of competitive life insurance and investment products.”

Christopher Pinkerton, formerly president of Foresters U.S., will focus exclusively on his role as president and CEO for First Investors, a diversified US financial services organization. He initially assumed responsibility for First Investors when it was acquired in 2011, and has developed a sound strategic direction for future growth and profitability.

Tony Poole has been appointed president of Foresters U.S. branch. He was previously president of Foresters Canada, a position he held since 2008 when Unity Life of Canada became a wholly owned subsidiary of Foresters. Poole has more than 30 years industry experience in a variety of senior executive and management roles.

Sharon Giffen has been named president of Foresters Canada, and president and CEO of Foresters Life Insurance Company. Sharon was most recently Foresters Chief Financial Officer. Sharon’s new mandate includes advancing the organization’s product and distribution strategy to fuel future growth. staff


The staff of have been covering news for financial advisors since 1998.