Philadelphia Financial Adds To Senior Execs. To Institutional Practice

Mar 31 2015 | 7:03am ET

Philadelphia Financial, a specialist in the private placement life insurance market, has added two senior executives to its distribution team.

The firm has appointed Adam Sandahl as senior managing director – corporate accounts, and Thomas Wiese as senior managing director – institutional solutions.
Sandahl comes to Philadelphia Financial from Nationwide Financial where he served as national sales manager for 10 years and led the development of product distribution strategy for corporate owned life insurance products. At Philadelphia Financial, he will have responsibility for corporate owned life insurance, bank owned life insurance and insurance company owned life insurance. 

Wiese joins Philadelphia Financial with significant experience in business development and relationship management in the financial services industry. Throughout his career, Wiese has worked for several of the largest banks, brokers and insurance companies where he focused on complex products and solutions to sophisticated institutional clients. In his new role, he will have responsibility for expanding the domestic and international market for institutional products issued by Philadelphia Financial. 
“The addition of these two seasoned executives will expand and evolve the markets for our institutional products and further enhance our leadership position in the industry,” said Ken Kilbane, executive vice president – head of sales for Philadelphia Financial.

Philadelphia Financial is a global specialty insurer and administration company. The firm provides insurance solutions to advisors of high net worth individuals and institutions and is a leader in strategic insurance.

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