Lincoln, Neb.//May 27, 2011//JoAnn Martin, chair, president and chief executive officer – Ameritas Life Insurance Corp., announces the following officer elections effective May 1.
David Darrah was elected vice president – corporate facilities for Ameritas Life, Acacia Life and Union Central Life. Darrah provides strategic management, operations and planning of services required to integrate and support overall facilities and support services to meet the operational needs of the enterprise. As department head of corporate facilities, his primary responsibilities include business continuation, corporate purchasing, space planning, facilities management, imaging, records management, safety, security and food services.
Darrah began his career at Ameritas in 1986 and most recently served as second vice president – corporate facilities.
He studied business administration and management at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and Nebraska Wesleyan University. He is a member of the IFMA (International Facility Management Association, and is past charter and chapter president of the Lincoln chapter.
Dan Rees was elected second vice president - aviation services for Ameritas Life. Dan serves as chief pilot of the corporate aircraft and manages the aviation department.
Rees joined the Ameritas in 1997. His previous position was assistant vice president - corporate travel.