John Hancock’s Vitality Program: SVP Brooks Tingle Talks Wearable Devices

Observers of John Hancock’s innovative program have focused on data collection, but Vitality shows how the Internet of Things supports the future of the life insurance customer relationship as a high-touch partnership of shared interest in the policyholder’s well-being.

Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance to Acquire The Standard

The Standard, which like Meiji Yasudi is a leader in life and group benefits, will become the Japanese company’s primary U.S. presence and partner, operating under The Standard brand within Meiji Yasuda’s global structure.

Dan Greteman Named CIO of FBL Financial Group

Greteman will leave his current position as senior VP of Nationwide’s commercial business to start his enterprise CIO job at FBL Financial Group on Jan. 19, 2015.