February 25, 2018 11:01 AM ET


Company Overview of Symetra Financial Corporation

Company Overview

Symetra Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides products and services that serve the retirement, employee-based benefits, and life insurance markets in the United States and the District of Columbia. The company operates through three divisions: Benefits, Retirement, and Individual Life. The Benefits division provides medical stop-loss, limited benefit medical, group life, accidental death and dismemberment, and disability income insurance products to employers, unions, and public agencies, as well as provides underwriting services. The Retirement division offers fixed and variable deferred annuities to consumers who accumulate tax-deferred assets for retirement; single pre...

777 108th Avenue NE

Suite 1200

Bellevue, WA 98004

United States

Founded in 1957



Key Executives for Symetra Financial Corporation

President & CEO
Age: 52
Executive VP, CFO & Chief Actuary
Age: 47
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Age: 61
Executive Vice President of Benefits Division
Age: 56
Executive Vice President of Individual Life & Retirement Division
Age: 43
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Symetra Financial Corporation Key Developments

Symetra Financial Corporation Announces Executive Changes

Symetra Financial Corp. announced appointment of Mehb Khoja as president of Medical Risk Managers (MRM), a managing general underwriting and consulting firm specializing in medical stop-loss insurance and a subsidiary of Symetra. Khoja will be responsible for the strategic and operational management of the South Windsor, Connecticut-based company. He succeeds Thomas Doran, who departed MRM last year.

Symetra Financial Corporation Presents at LIMRA's Annual Conference, Oct-24-2017 08:50 AM

Symetra Financial Corporation Presents at LIMRA's Annual Conference, Oct-24-2017 08:50 AM. Venue: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, Maryland, United States. Speakers: Thomas M. Marra, Chairman, President & CEO.

Symetra Financial Corporation Announces Management Changes

Symetra Financial Corporation announced that its board of directors has approved a series of executive appointments designed to strengthen and solidify the company’s leadership succession plans as the organization moves into the future. Chief Financial Officer Margaret Meister has been named as Symetra’s next president and chief executive officer. Current president and CEO Tom Marra will remain with the company as executive chairman, while Tommie Brooks, senior vice president and chief actuary, will succeed Ms. Meister as executive vice president and chief financial officer. The appointments will become effective Feb. 1, 2018. The company also announced that Dan Guilbert, executive vice president, Retirement Division, will add leadership of the Individual Life Division to his responsibilities, effective immediately. Tom Marra joined Symetra in June 2010 as president and chief executive officer of Symetra Financial Corporation and its insurance subsidiaries. He serves as chairman of the company’s board of directors. Mr. Marra has more than 35 years of experience in the insurance industry. Ms. Meister joined Symetra in May 1988 as an actuarial student. In February 2006, she was appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer of Symetra Financial Corporation and its insurance subsidiaries. Dan Guilbert joined Symetra in November 2010 as executive vice president of the Retirement Division for Symetra Financial Corporation and its insurance subsidiaries. Tommie Brooks has been with Symetra since 1992, starting as an actuarial student in the Retirement Division and going on to hold several management positions with actuarial teams throughout the company. Mr. Brooks was appointed senior vice president and chief actuary of Symetra Financial Corporation and its insurance subsidiaries in November 2010.

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