Mark Benjamin Joins National Life As Chief People Officer

Mark Benjamin, a human resources professional with more than two decades of experience, has joined National Life as Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer.

He oversees all of National Life’s recruiting, training, performance management and compensation programs.

“Mark has a long and proven record of leading all elements of human resources – from talent acquisition to compensation to engagement and culture,” said Mehran Assadi, National Life’s Chairman, CEO and President. “He also has deep experience in business. His record shows that he can roll up his sleeves and tackle critical business and organizational challenges.”

Benjamin joined National Life from American Express, where he was most recently Chief Human Resources Officer for the India Market. He also held several other senior human resources positions during his time at American Express.

Previously, he worked in human resources at AIG, Bank of America, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, and State Farm.

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