ING Insurance U.S. announced the promotion of Gary Baxter to CIO. He will provide overall leadership, management and strategy execution related to technology investments and IT operations across all U.S. business lines, including ING U.S. Retirement Services, ING Individual Retirement and ING U.S. Insurance.

Baxter previously served as the head of IT for ING U.S. Retirement Services, ING Individual Retirement and the company's closed block of business.

"We are pleased to promote Gary to this position," said Rob Leary, CEO, ING Insurance U.S. "As a leading provider of retirement and life insurance products, transforming our technology capabilities into a competitive advantage is important. Gary has a unique perspective about our business and demonstrated leadership in ensuring reliable, secure infrastructure and business applications that will make it easier for planning and protecting our customers' futures."

Baxter joined ING with more than 25 years of experience in information systems, most recently with The Hartford Financial Services Group. He also served in executive IT roles with Travelers Life and Annuity, Lincoln Financial Group and Aetna.

"I am excited about stepping into this role at such as pivotal time for ING," said Baxter. "ING realizes the importance of efficient deployment of people, process and technology. We are 100% focused on our customers and distribution partners, providing the information technology applications, systems and strategic counsel that will aid in the power growth of our retirement and life businesses."

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