Protective Life Corporation Names Kathryn Cox Senior Vice President and President of Protection Division
Protective Life Corporation (Protective), a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc. (TSE:8750), today announced that Kathryn Cox has joined the company as senior vice president and will serve as president of the company’s Protection Division, effective July 12, 2022. In her role, Cox will lead sales, new business operations, product development and underwriting for the Protection business segment.
“With broad experience spanning many areas of our industry, Kathryn is an exceptional fit for our company and this role,” said Wade Harrison, executive vice president and chief retail officer of Protective. “She joins a strong team of life insurance professionals, and I am excited to see what we all accomplish together with her leadership.”
In this role, Cox will provide overall vision and leadership for the Protection Division. Focused on delivering segment results, she will lead her team in the development of business strategy and related business plans and offer guidance on prioritization and resource planning. She will report to Harrison.
Cox joins Protective from Reinsurance Group of America (RGA), where she served as senior vice president, business development of U.S. Mortality Markets and led vision and strategy for RGA’s flagship, domestic individual life market, while coordinating client efforts across all U.S. RGA functional teams and product lines.
She has served as the actuarial liaison for The Association of Home Office Underwriters Program Committee, chair of the College of Arts and Sciences National Leadership Council at Maryville University, and co-chair of RGA’s food drive for Operation Food Search, among other activities. Cox will join Protective’s Performance and Accountability Committee (P&A Committee), a group of the company’s top executive leaders. She currently resides in the St. Louis area and will work in Protective’s St. Louis core site.