Specialist insurer Kemper has appointed Erich Sternberg as president of its life and health division.
Sternberg was most recently president and Chief executive officer of Starmount Life Insurance Company and Starmount Managed Dental of California, subsidiaries of Unum Group.
He will be based in Chicago and report to Joseph P. Lacher, Jr., Kemper’s president and CEO.
The executives that lead the Kemper Life and Kemper Health brands will report to Sternberg.
His past roles have seen him oversee dental and vision product development, operations, pricing, distribution, provider networks, growth strategy, and business development.
“Erich’s extensive leadership experience in the industry, his deep understanding of the life and health business, and years of effective execution on relevant business strategy will be a tremendous asset to our company,” said Lacher.
“As we continue to focus on long-term growth for our life and health brands, we look forward to Erich’s contributions to bring the division to its potential.”