John Rugel, Global Atlantic
22 October 2019Life

Global Atlantic names new COO

Global Atlantic Financial Group, the US-focused retirement, life insurance and reinsurance company with operations in Bermuda, has named John Rugel as chief operations officer.

Rugel is responsible for oversight of all the company’s in-force and new business insurance service and operations.

He has more than two decades of industry experience, spanning underwriting, new business and operations, at institutions including MetLife and AIG. He was most recently senior vice president of life and annuity operations at Allstate.

Rugel is based in Hartford, Connecticut, and reports to co-president Robert Arena.