Mutual of Omaha Chairman and CEO Dan Neary will retire as CEO in 2015, but retain his role as chairman of the board. 

James Blackledge has been appointed to the role of president and was named to succeed Neary as CEO upon his retirement. Blackledge most recently served as Mutual of Omaha's chief information/chief risk officer.

Neary was named chairman and CEO at the end of 2004. In a news release, the company said he led the company through its most successful decade in its 105-year history. 

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