ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Securian Financial Group, Inc. has appointed Allied Solutions President Christopher Hilger, senior vice president and head of its Financial Services business unit, which manufactures and markets insurance and lending products and services through banks and credit unions. Hilger has played an integral role in the business unit since 2004 when Securian acquired Allied Solutions, LLC. Hilger will continue as president of Allied Solutions, which started distributing Securian products in 1999. Since 2004, Allied Solutions has served as Securian's distribution channel in the financial institution market. As an independent distributor, Allied also markets products and services manufactured by other providers.
"Since Securian and Allied joined forces, Chris has played a leadership role in our Financial Services strategic initiatives including the 2006 acquisition of OneAmerica's loan protection business," said Robert Senkler, chairman, chief executive, and president of Securian Financial Group. "Chris and his team have a broad range of complementary skills and many years of experience in this marketplace."
Securian has more than 50 years of experience and serves some 4,000 financial institution clients.