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Rob and Bob Reed

Congratulations to both Rob Reed and Bob Reed!

Physicians Mutual Appoints Rob Reed as New President and CEO

Omaha, NE – September 9, 2014 –Physicians Mutual, a premier provider in individual health, life and retirement insurance products, today announced that its board of directors named Rob Reed as president and chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2015. Reed currently serves as executive vice president and chief operating officer and has been a member of the board of directors since 2005.

“Rob is an accomplished business leader with a combination of financial and operational acumen, making him uniquely positioned to lead the company,” said Physicians Mutual Chairman of the Board William Hamsa, M.D. “This leadership change comes at a time of strength and growth for Physicians Mutual. The company has the right strategy and the right people in place to ensure future success.”

Current Physicians Mutual President and CEO Robert “Bob” Reed will become chairman-elect of the board of directors and remain involved as an advisor to the new president and CEO, effective January 1, 2015.

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Tyler Anderson, The Outlook Group

Tyler Anderson Quoted in American Funeral Director Article on Preneed

The guarantee versus nonguarantee argument is continuing to pick up steam, especially with the lagging economy, lower death rates and higher product prices.

“It continues to be this ongoing debate,” said Tyler Anderson, president and CEO of the Franklin, Ohio-based Outlook Group, which teamed up with Physicians Mutual to offer Advanced Funding Solutions, a new preneed program created to meet the growing needs of funeral homes. “There are so many varying opinions.”

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