Charles Gipple Joins North American Company as Vice President of Sales, Life Division

WEST DES MOINES, IA, August 22, 2017 — North American Company for Life and Health Insurance®, a member of Sammons® Financial Group, is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Charles Gipple, CLU, ChFC as Vice President of Sales, Life Division. Gipple will be responsible for the overall sales management of North American life insurance products. 
“Charlie is a nationally known figure in the life insurance industry. Say his name and people know you’re dealing with a leader and a winner,” said Senior Vice President and Chief Distribution Officer, Garth Garlock. “We look forward to seeing him lead our sales efforts and take us to the next level.”
Gipple will be chiefly responsible for managing and expanding sales for North American’s Life Division and providing strategic direction for the distribution for life products. “I am very excited to join North American.  I have always admired the company for its people, financial stability, long history of success, and its diverse product line.  From term and guaranteed universal life insurance to some of the best indexed universal life insurance products in the industry, there is not much more a customer or distributor could ask for in a company."

Previous to his position at North American, Gipple served as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Partners Advantage Insurance Services. He holds the CLU® and ChFC®designations. He is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts degree in finance.


About North American Company

North American Company for Life and Health Insurance is a member of Sammons® Financial Group, Inc. Since 1886, North American has established a tradition of providing quality insurance products to consumers throughout the U.S. We offer a comprehensive portfolio of term, universal life, and indexed universal life insurance products. North American also offers a wide variety of traditional fixed and fixed index annuities and consistently ranks among the top fixed index annuity carrier in the U.S.1 In 2016, we ranked number 10 in life insurance sales, as part of Sammons Financial Group.2 For more information, please visit


1. Source: Wink’s Sales & Market Report, 2017.
2. Source: LIMRA International, U.S. Retail Individual Life Insurance Sales, fourth quarter 2016 results. Sales based on annualized premium plus excess.
Sammons® Financial Group is comprised of North American Company for Life and Health Insurance®, Midland National® Life Insurance Company, Sammons Retirement Solutions®, Inc. and Sammons Financial Network®, LLC, member FINRA.