Melissa Balsan Becomes Vericity Inc’s Newest Chief Marketing Officer


Vericity, Inc. (Nasdaq: VERY), a leading provider of technology enabled life insurance products and distribution, has announced the hiring of Melissa Balsan as Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). This appointment coincides with the upcoming retirement of Vericity’s current EVP and CMO, Laura Zimmerman.

Effective today, Balsan will report to Vericity’s Chief Executive Officer, James E. Hohmann and oversee all aspects of the Company’s marketing efforts. As a proven Direct-to-Consumer marketer with significant demand-generation and brand management experience, she will play a pivotal, strategic role in accelerating Vericity’s future growth plans.

As CMO, Balsan will be responsible for leading a fully integrated marketing strategy for the eFinancial and Fidelity Life businesses. Balsan will be responsible for advancing digital marketing capabilities while overseeing organic and search engine marketing, paid media, lead generation, strategic partnerships, and online sales for the Company’s patented life insurance offerings.

Balsan comes to the company from GoHealth where she served as Chief Marketing Officer.

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