R. Frederick Richardson

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Title: Insurance Company Executive, Consultant
Location: Delray Beach, Florida, United States

R. Frederick Richardson, Insurance Company Executive and Consultant, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership.

In 1950, Mr. Richardson earned a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics and physics, with honors, from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada. Following this achievement, he garnered experience as an actuarial assistant at the Empire Life Insurance Company for five years, transitioning to an appointment as a Corporate Secretary with the Maritime Life Insurance Company, which he held until 1959. He rose to the rank of director of sales at the company, which he held for six years, and became the chief executive officer of the Maritime Life Insurance Company, where he remained from 1967 to 1972. Mr. Richardson continued his career as managing director and chief executive officer of the Abbey Life Insurance Company, based in London, United Kingdom, until 1980, which is when he immigrated to the United States to further pursue his career.

From 1975 to 1980, Mr. Richardson worked with the Hartford Insurance Europe Group, and, upon his immigration to the United States, he transitioned to working as the senior vice president and director of worldwide life insurance operations at the Hartford Insurance Group in Connecticut. After serving the organization as the president and chief operational officer for five years, in 1988, he became a private insurance consultant in Boca Raton, Florida, where he continued to share his expertise until his retirement in 2004. In a career full of highlights, he most fondly recalls the opportunity to live in England and experience the international world with his children. As a testament to his success and stature, Mr. Richardson has been featured in numerous editions of Who’s Who in Finance and Business, Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, and Who’s Who in the World. Throughout his career, Mr. Richardson utilized his skills and expertise while serving with the boards of the American and Canadian Life and Health Association and the Compensation Corporation. He played a leading role in getting state approval of variable life, which is now a major US industry product. Furthermore, the positive outcome of his work can be seen in his community involvement. He served as the vice chair of the Nova Scotia Planning Commission, on the Rhodes Scholar Selection Committee, on the boards of Hartford United Way and the Connecticut Opera, as well a chaired the Hartford Hospital Capital Campaign and the Halifax Grammar School.

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