Gregory Woodworth named General Counsel of National Life

first_imgGregory D Woodworth has been named senior vice president and general counsel of National Life Group. In his three years with National Life, Greg has shown he is a superb lawyer of the highest integrity, said Mehran Assadi, NLGroup s president and chief executive officer. Greg has a broad knowledge of our business, a deep appreciation of our regulatory environment and a keen ability to explain complex legal issues in ways that allow us to understand the importance of the issue, said Assadi. As the regulatory and compliance challenges grow for our industry, I am very pleased to have someone of Greg s judgment and integrity serving as our general counsel, he said.Woodworth joined National Life in March 2006 as vice president and deputy general counsel after six years at MassMutual where he served as associate general counsel. Previously he worked at UNUMProvident (1995-2000) and as a trial lawyer at Pierce Atwood in Portland, Maine (1984-1995).He is a 1981 graduate of Middlebury College and received his law degree from Boston University School of Law.The appointment was effective Jan. 1, 2009.Source: National Life Grouplast_img read more

Defender Alfred Nelson wants GHc 60,000 before penning three-year deal for Hearts

first_imgLiberty Professionals defender Alfred Nelson says he will only sign for Hearts of Oak for a transfer fee of GHc 60,000 (US$ 17,000).Hearts have targeted the Ghana youth international as replacement forNuru Sulley who has been sold to a Libyan side.Nelson is reported to have rejected a fee believed to be around GHc 50,000 for a three-year contract.But the defender is insisting on the GHc 60,000 for a 3-year contract.“Yes we have had negotiations with him but we were not able to agree on contractual terms because of the financial differences,” a Hearts board member told sportscrusader.com“That will however not put us off because he is our target and we will continue to talk to him and hope that at a point we will agree on the financials so he can sign the deal to join us at pre-season.”last_img read more