Horsham, Pa. – April 28, 2015 – Michael O. Williams, CFP, has joined The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company as vice president of the Independence Financial Network (IFN). In his new position, Williams will be responsible for the continued growth and development of the IFN channel, supporting Penn Mutual regions across the country as they continue to attract financial advisors to the 168-year-old company.

Williams has over 25 years of experience in the life and investment industry and proven success in leadership positions. Prior to joining Penn Mutual, Williams served as divisional vice president (independence channel) at Pacific Life where he helped the company achieve significant growth over a four year period. He’s also held senior positions with Manulife/John Hancock and Sagemark Consulting/Lincoln Financial Advisors.

“Michael is a natural fit for this position and brings with him an established track record of success leading and developing an independent network of advisors,” says Tom Harris, CLU, ChFC, FLMI, executive vice president, distribution at Penn Mutual. “We are in growth mode and working hard to attract and retain new and diverse talent to better serve Penn Mutual clients.”  

On his new role Williams offers, “Penn Mutual is well-known and highly respected in our industry. I’m looking forward to making a difference and supporting their objectives for growth and superior client service.”

About The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company

Since 1847, Penn Mutual has been driven by our noble purpose to create a world of possibilities.  At the heart of this purpose is the belief that purchasing life insurance is the most protective, responsible and rewarding action a person can take, and is central to a sound financial plan. The company is committed to helping families unlock life’s possibilities through life insurance and annuity solutions. This is accomplished through a national network of financial professionals, who help clients make great things possible.

Penn Mutual supports its field representatives with brokerage services through Hornor, Townsend & Kent, Inc., Registered Investment Advisor and wholly owned subsidiary. Member FINRA/SIPC. Visit Penn Mutual on the Internet at http://www.pennmutual.com.