Symetra Life Insurance Company promoted Jeremy Freestone to senior vice president for its medical stop-loss insurance business. Mr. Freestone was most recently vice president and senior actuary, Benefits Division. In his new role, he assumes responsibility for all aspects of Symetra’s stop-loss business, including sales, underwriting and claims. He also will continue to lead the stop-loss actuarial function. Based in Symetra’s Bellevue, Washington headquarters, Mr. Freestone will report to Michael Fry, executive vice president, Benefits Division. “Symetra’s medical stop-loss unit is a cornerstone of our Benefits Division business line and a critical component of the solutions-driven product suite we offer employers looking to effectively manage their healthcare costs,” said Michael Fry. “As we continue to invest in our stop-loss operations, we are fortunate to have a leader with Jeremy’s proven abilities ready to step up and drive the business forward with clarity, creativity and a customer-centric focus.” Mr. Freestone joined Symetra in 2005 as an actuarial assistant. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, a member of the American Academy of Actuaries, and earned a Bachelor of Science in mathematics from Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington.
New Title or Honor:
Senior Vice President, Medical Stop Loss