The Standard Hires Gary Werkman as Assistant Vice President of Corporate Tax | New


PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 9, 2022–

Standard insurance company (The Standard) today announced that Gary Werkman has been hired as Assistant Vice President of Corporate Tax. Werkman will develop and lead a team of dedicated tax professionals who will work with corporate financial reporting and operations personnel to achieve efficiencies in tax compliance, planning and reporting requirements. information from The Standard.

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Gary Werkman, assistant vice president of corporate tax at The Standard. (Photo: BusinessWire)

Werkman joins The Standard after more than 22 years of corporate tax experience at Transamerica, most recently as a senior tax manager. Previously, he managed statutory tax accounting for Transamerica’s largest life insurance company.

“I am delighted to add someone with Gary’s experience and expertise to lead our corporate tax team,” said Rob Erickson, Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Treasurer of The Standard. “Gary’s innovative approach to tax transactions along with his leadership experience and in-depth knowledge of insurance taxation will be valuable additions to an already talented tax team.

Werkman received a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from the University of Northern Iowa at Cedar Falls and a Master of Science in Taxation from Golden Gate University in San Francisco.

About the standard

The Standard is a family of companies dedicated to helping customers achieve financial wellness and peace of mind. In business since 1906, we are a leading provider of financial protection products and services for employers and individuals. Our products include group and individual disability insurance, group life insurance, dental and vision insurance, voluntary benefits (paid by the employee), absence management services, as well as retirement and annuities for employers and individuals. For more information on the standard, visit or follow us on Facebook, Twitter Where LinkedIn.

Standard is the trade name of StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries: Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Mortgage Investors, Inc., StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc. . ., StanCorp Real Estate, LLC and StanCorp Equities, Inc.

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PUBLISHED: 09/09/2022 09:00/DISC: 09/09/2022 09:02

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