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Kingston, Ont.-based Empire Life Insurance Co. announced three leadership appointments within its group solutions division on Thursday. 

Dara Brachman, who previously ran the company’s group operations team, is now vice president, group distribution. Brachman ran her own benefits consulting firm for 10 years before joining Empire Life in 2015. 

Stephen Biringer is now vice president group operations. Biringer previously worked for the company’s retail division, serving as both vice president, operations and vice president, business development. 

Vanessa Lycos will assume the role of vice president, group product and digital marketing. Lycos has more than two decades of experience in marketing and strategic execution, the release said.