Thomas H. Harris,


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Executive Vice President and Chief Distribution Officer

Tom Harris is Executive Vice President, Chief Distribution Officer, of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company. He is responsible for profitably growing Penn Mutual’s life and annuity businesses through strong relationships with our career agents as well as independent producers, who value a direct relationship with the carriers they represent.

Mr. Harris leads Penn Mutual’s two distribution channels, the Career Agency System and the Independence Financial Network. He is also responsible for overseeing Field Sales Support, Field Development, Hornor, Townsend & Kent, LLC (HTK), a wholly owned broker-dealer subsidiary of Penn Mutual and Distribution Financials & Operations.

His career spans more than 35 years in all facets of distribution leadership. Previously, as Senior Vice President, Prudential Select Brokerage, he was responsible for growing life insurance sales through independent producers.

Mr. Harris is a graduate of Temple University, with a bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science. He is very active in the industry as a member of the AALU, ACLI, WIFS, and NAIFA. He is a director for the Penn Mutual Center for Veterans Affairs at the American College.