Young named CFO of F&G
BPC Staff Feb 15, 2022 | 9:16 pm
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Des Moines-based life and annuity company F&G announced it has appointed Wendy JB Young as chief financial officer. Most recently, Young was chief risk officer for F&G, where she has worked since 2000. “Wendy brings extensive industry experience and is highly regarded for her integrity and deep technical expertise,” said Chris Blunt, CEO of F&G. “She’s made a tremendous impact at F&G in her two decades of leadership here and is well suited to drive profitable growth and help the company achieve its long-term strategic goals.” Young succeeds John Fleurant as CFO; he will be leaving the company in late spring. Young will lead all aspects of F&G’s finance and corporate actuarial organizations. This includes corporate finance, corporate actuarial, capital management and tax and finance transformation for all of F&G’s retail and institutional business lines. She has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, including two decades of increasing leadership responsibility with F&G. Fidelity & Guaranty Life Insurance Co. was founded in 1959 and relocated its headquarters to Des Moines in 2013. F&G became a part of the Fidelity National Financial family of companies in June 2020.