MADISON, Wis. — CUNA Mutual Life Insurances policy holders have voted to approve the company's merger with the CUNA Mutual Insurance Society, both affiliates of the CUNA Mutual Group, the insurer announced.

Just over 93% of the almost 46,000 CMLIC policyholders voted to approve the merger, which CMIS policyholders had approved in April.

"Merging the two organizations creates efficiencies, flexibility and enhances our combined balance sheet, making us a stronger organization," said Jeff Post, CUNA Mutual President/CEO. "This vote–a more than 93% approval–reflects policyholder understanding of the issue and sends a clear message that our owners agree a single, stronger mutual insurance company is better prepared to meet the future needs of credit unions and their members."

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