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First Protective Names Miller as President


Monday, May 22, 2017 10:08 am EDT


"We are excited about welcoming Eric back to the Protective family."

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First Protective Insurance Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Protective Life Corporation, today announced that Eric Miller will join Protective Life as President of First Protective Insurance Group.

Miller is a 28-year veteran of the financial services industry with strong sales, distribution, and marketing leadership experience and extensive life insurance and annuity expertise. His track record includes work in the BGA, broker-dealer and financial institution channels. Miller most recently served as the Chief Distribution Officer for Foresters' U.S. Life and Annuity division. He also served as the Vice President and National Marketing Director for Protective's Life and Annuity Division until 2011.

“Eric comes to First Protective with a tremendous background and an impressive track record, and he is very well suited to build on First Protective’s successes,” stated Matt Riebel, Senior Vice President, Protective Life. “We are excited about welcoming Eric back to the Protective family.”


First Protective is a full-service financial services marketing organization providing life insurance, wealth transfer products, fixed, indexed and immediate annuities as well as disability and long term care insurance, serving financial service professionals and insurance agents across the United States. Originally founded in 1983, First Protective is a wholly owned subsidiary of Protective Life Corporation.

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Protective Life Corporation provides financial services through the production, distribution and administration of insurance and investment products throughout the U.S. The flagship subsidiary, Protective Life Insurance Company, was founded in 1907. Protective’s home office is located in Birmingham, Alabama. As of December 31, 2016 the Company had assets of approximately $75.0 billion. Protective Life Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc. (TSE:8750, “Dai-ichi”)

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