The Standard Appoints Robert Kumming as Regional Sales Director

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The Standard Appoints Robert Kumming as Regional Sales Director

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- StanCorp Equities, Inc. ("The Standard"), a subsidiary of StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. (NYS: SFG) , announces the appointment of Robert Kumming as regional sales director for its East Sales Region. Kumming will lead the current team of retirement plan consultants serving advisors in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic territories.

Kumming has held a long and distinguished career in the retirement plan industry. He served in several key sales and sales management roles at Mass Mutual, culminating in his appointment as Senior Vice President of Sales for the firm. Most recently, he served as a Senior Vice President for Reliance Trust Company.

"We are delighted to have Rob heading up our East Region retirement plan sales team," said Dan Hall, vice president of sales. "His veteran leadership, deep experience and unique vision will be a huge asset for our plan advisors in this part of the county."

Kumming is a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in business administration. He is also a graduate of the Princeton University Investment Management Institute.

"Rob's focus will be to ensure that The Standard continues to grow and deepen its relationships with retirement plan advisors in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic territories. His team's primary role is to help advisors deliver solutions to their clients that eliminate plan administrative burdens, reduce fiduciary risk and help their employees achieve retirement readiness."

About The Standard

The Standard is a leading provider of financial products and services, including group and individual disability insurance, group life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, group dental and vision insurance, absence management services, retirement plans products and services, individual annuities and investment advice. For more information about The Standard, visit

The Standard is the marketing name for StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries. StanCorp Equities, Inc., member FINRA, wholesales a group annuity contract issued by Standard Insurance Company and a mutual fund trust platform for retirement plans. Third-party administrative services are provided by Standard Retirement Services, Inc. Investment advisory services are provided by StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., a registered investment advisor. StanCorp Equities, Inc., Standard Insurance Company, Standard Retirement Services, Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc. are subsidiaries of StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. and all are Oregon corporations.

The Standard
General Media:
Bob Speltz, Director, Public Affairs
Investor Relations and Financial Media:
Jeff Hallin, Assistant Vice President, Investor Relations

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