Agenda and webcast details for the inaugural 2014 Des Moines Insurance Conference are now available. Participating companies include American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL), EMC Insurance Group Inc. (NASDAQ:EMCI), FBL Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:FFG), Fidelity & Guaranty Life (NYSE:FGL), Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG), Symetra Financial Corporation (NYSE:SYA) and United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS). The conference will be held at FBL Financial Group’s headquarters in West Des Moines, IA on Thursday, May 29, 2014 with presentations beginning at 7:30 a.m. CT.
The program includes individual company fireside chats with Q&A sessions, as well as special guest speaker Nick Gerhart, Iowa Insurance Commissioner. The event is hosted in partnership with the CFA Society Iowa.
Parties interested in listening to the presentations live may access the webcast on the website of each participating company or by visiting http://tinyurl.com/nzvk6xx. Archived presentations will also be available following each presentation.
The agenda follows. All times are shown in Central Time.
|7:30 a.m.||United Fire Group (NASDAQ: UFCS)|
|Mike Wilkins, Executive Vice President|
|Dianne Lyons, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer|
|Dave Conner, Vice President/Claims|
|8:30 a.m.||EMC Insurance Group Inc. (NASDAQ: EMCI)|
|Mark Reese, Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer|
|Scott Jean, Vice President & Chief Actuary|
|Mick Lovell, Vice President & Director of Business Development|
|Brad Fredericks, Vice President & Chief Investment Officer|
|9:30 a.m.||American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE: AEL)|
|John Matovina, Chief Executive Officer|
|Ted Johnson, Chief Financial Officer|
|Jeff Lorenzen, Chief Investment Officer|
|Ron Grensteiner, President, American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company|
|10:30 a.m.||Fidelity & Guaranty Life (NYSE: FGL)|
|Dennis Vigneau, Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer|
|Raj Krishnan, Executive Vice President & Chief Investment Officer|
|11:30 a.m.||Guest speaker Nick Gerhart, Iowa Insurance Commissioner (no webcast available)|
|12:30 p.m.||FBL Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: FFG)|
|Jim Brannen, Chief Executive Officer|
|Don Seibel, Chief Financial Officer|
|Scott Stice, Chief Marketing Officer|
|1:30 p.m.||Symetra Financial Corporation (NYSE: SYA)|
|Jim Pirak, Senior Vice President, Corporate Marketing & Investor Relations|
|2:30 p.m.||Principal Financial Group (NYSE: PFG)|
|Terry Lillis, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer - Principal Financial Group|
|Ned Brumeister, Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer – Principal International|