Indianapolis-based OneAmerica has named David Weisenburger chief investment officer, succeeding John Mason who will retire in May after 36 years with the company. The insurance and financial services provider says Weisenburger is just the fifth CIO to serve the company since World War II.
The incoming CIO has been with OneAmerica for 15 years, holding a variety of roles. Weisenburger has serve as vice president of investment strategy and risk and VP of fixed income securities.
“Dave has spent his career preparing for this role, and I am excited that this transition allows the passing of the baton of our chief investment officer from one highly capable leader to another,”said Andrew Michie, chief financial officer for OneAmerica. “He has been a key architect of the successful strategies John has led and will continue the best of the exceptional culture in the Investments team. In short, he is extremely well-qualified.”
Mason has worked for OneAmerica for 36 years, including 11 as CIO. He will continue to serve as CIO until his retirement in May, with he and Weisenburger working collaboratively through the transition period.
Michie also lauded the leadership and contributions of Mason, who guided OneAmerica through the economic downturn in 2008-2009.
“John epitomizes our values and is one of the humblest people I know. He has served us with distinction, guiding us with a sure hand and calm demeanor, acting as the best of stewards for our mission and our policyholders,” said Michie.