Transamerica Brokerage promoted Michael Babikian to executive vice president. Reporting to President Marty Flewellen, Babikian will maintain his role as chief marketing officer.
Babikian also was named chief product officer of Transamerica’s Life & Protection division and continues his overall responsibility for the division’s product research, development, management and administration.
“Since joining our company nine years ago, Michael Babikian has repeatedly proven to be an incredible asset to our company, general agencies, life insurance producers and, most importantly, our customers,” Marty Flewellen said . “Michael’s deep industry knowledge, experience as an attorney and consultant and passionate commitment to innovation ensure that our products and people provide consumers with the certainty they need in an increasingly uncertain world.”
Babikian was named chief marketing officer in January 2010 and senior vice president in 2009. Prior to joining Transamerica, Babikian served as general counsel to Infinite Source Technologies Inc. and worked as an attorney for the tax law firm of Baker, Olson, LeCroy and Danielian. Babikian is a board member of the Chief Marketing Officer Council and serves as chairman of the board of directors and as professor at Glendale University.