The National Insurance Solutions Provider Boston Mutual Life has announced the appointment of Robert “Bob” Dignazio as Vice President of Underwriting, in a move that brings over thirty years of management experience to their underwriting department.
Mr. Dignazio’s extensive knowledge of underwriting, sales and management is expected to support the partnership between Boston Mutual’s Strategic Business Centres (the company’s four business areas) while meeting profitability objectives and boosting sales.
Robert Dignazio began his career as an actuarial student at Loyalty Life Insurance Company in 1983 before serving various roles at Sun Life Financial, including AVP of Small Market Management, AVP of Multi-line Regional Underwriting, and Director of Disability/Regional Underwriting. Most recently he was Assistant Vice President (AVP) of Internal Sales at Sun Life Financial in Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts.
As well as managing the expanding underwriting department, Mr. Dignazio’s new role will include overseeing the management team within Boston Mutual’s Risk Strategic Business Centre while leading the assessment of the company’s underwriting practices, processes and rate development. He will also work with various internal divisions and external partners on development and maintenance of key producer relationships.
Joseph W. Sullivan, J.D., Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer at Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company said, “We’re excited to welcome Bob to Boston Mutual as a strategic leader to our underwriting department. His extensive underwriting experience and sales background will play a key role in expanding our distribution footprint and improving producer relationships as our company continues to grow.”