Jurgensmeier Elected EVP of Ameritas

Bill Lester, Ameritas chief executive officer, recently announced the election of Bob Jurgensmeier to executive vice president – individual product and independent distribution. Jurgensmeier assumed this position Jan. 1, 2020.

In this role, Jurgensmeier will develop and implement business strategies and special projects to drive the growth and competitiveness of Ameritas individual life insurance and annuity products. He will continue to lead the individual product management and the independent distribution system.

“Bob is key in growing our business as we continue to serve our customers with purpose,” said Bill Lester, Ameritas chief executive officer. “His knowledge in bringing core strategies to fruition will allow Ameritas to remain competitive in

our industry.”

 Jurgensmeier joined Ameritas in 2012 as senior vice president and chief actuary – individual division for Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. and Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. of New York.

He has worked in the insurance and financial services industry for over 25 years. Jurgensmeier earned a B.S. degree in actuarial science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Lincoln, Neb.