Hartford, Conn., June 15, 2015 – The Phoenix Companies, Inc. (NYSE:PNX) today announced that Joseph Tedone, counsel, has been promoted to vice president. He is responsible for litigation and government relations.
“Joe has been instrumental to many of our successes in the courts over the years and, more recently, has taken the lead in coordinating the company’s lobbying efforts,” said John T. Mulrain, executive vice president, general counsel and secretary.
Mr. Tedone joined Phoenix in 1993 as a staff attorney and held increasingly senior positions in the Law Department. Prior to joining Phoenix, he was in practice with Schatz & Schatz, Ribicoff & Kotkin in Hartford. Mr. Tedone holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from St. Anselm College and a J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law.
The Phoenix Companies, Inc. (NYSE:PNX) helps financial professionals provide solutions, including income strategies and insurance protection, to families and individuals planning for or living in retirement. Founded as a life insurance company in 1851, Phoenix offers products and services designed to meet financial needs in the middle income and mass affluent markets. Its distribution subsidiary, Saybrus Partners, Inc. offers solutions-based sales support to financial professionals and represents Phoenix’s products among key distributors, including independent marketing organizations and brokerage general agencies. Phoenix is headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, and its principal operating subsidiary, Phoenix Life Insurance Company, has its statutory home office in East Greenbush, New York. For more information, visit www.phoenixwm.com and www.saybruspartners.com.
Alice S. Ericson