HARRY N. STOUT
Harry N. Stout is the published author of the FinancialVerse personal finance books and content. He is an acknowledged thought leader in the global financial services industry with expertise in personal finance, life insurance, annuities, product innovation and business management. He has over 30 years of financial services industry experience in the U.S. and abroad, working in Europe, Northern Asia, Africa, New Zealand and Australia.
He is a past director of the National Association for Fixed Annuities (NAFA), the Life Insurance Marketing and Research Association (LIMRA), the Financial Services Council of Australia, and the Insurance Marketplace Standards Association. He was a governance fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors from February 2014 to February of 2020.
His over 25 years of U.S. business experience includes serving as President of Voya’s U.S. Retail Annuity Business Group, where he directed the fixed, indexed, and variable annuity businesses. He spent over a decade with Fidelity & Guaranty Life Insurance Company where he served as Chief Executive Officer and President as well as holding key senior leadership roles for its parent companies USF&G Corporation, Travelers Corporation, and Old Mutual U.S. Holdings, Inc. He has also been a corporate officer or Board member of several financial advisory and insurance marketing organizations. Harry, a Certified Public Accountant by training, began his career in public accounting with KPMG where he spent 10 years working primarily with multi-national enterprises.
Harry’s experience also includes serving as Managing Director of Investments and Insurance with Australia and New Zealand Bank (ANZ), where he was based in Sydney and ran the Australian life insurance, investment, retirement services, general insurance and advice businesses for this large regional Australasian bank. During his time in Australia, he was also Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ING’s Australian insurance, advice, investment, and retirement services businesses.
Harry is a nationally known speaker and podcast guest on personal financial management, life insurance protection, and later in life saving and income planning using insurance products.