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This profile was last updated on 9/23/14  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Mr. Donald W. Britton

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Phone: (630) ***-****  HQ Phone
NxtStar Ventures LLC
2021 Midwest Road, Suite 200
Oak Brook , Illinois 60523
United States

Company Description: NxtStar is a consulting and venture company. NxtStar provides CEO-level advice and consulting to clients in the life insurance and retail financial services...   more

Employment History

  • President
    ING companies
  • Senior Adviser To the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    ING companies
  • Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Insurance Division
    ING companies
  • President
    American General Life Companies
  • Partner
    American General Life Companies
  • President
    First Colony Life
  • Executive Vice President - Marketing
    First Colony Life
  • President, Life Insurance
    American General Financial Group
  • President of the Life Division
    American General Financial Group
  • Chief Executive Officer
    Insurance Solutions

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • M.A.
    East Carolina University
  • B.A.
    East Carolina University
33 Total References
Web References
NxtStar Ventures, LLC - Our Partners, 23 Sept 2014 [cached]
Donald W. (Butch) Britton, Partner NxtStar Ventures, LLC - Our Partners
Donald W. (Butch) Britton
Mr. Britton is partner of NxtStar Ventures, LLC. He is heavily experienced in all facets of life insurance company management and is regarded as expert in distribution issues. He has a particularly deep understanding of all aspects of the brokerage marketplace. Prior to joining NxtStar, Mr. Britton was President of American General Life Companies. In that role, he was responsible for distribution, product manufacturing and product management. He built a new distribution channel model involving 11 distinct channels, while at the same time eliminating the pervasive problem of channel conflict. Sales doubled to $2.5 billion in the three years that he held that position. There were many other successes in other areas of his responsibility during that same timeframe.
He also spent nearly 20 years with First Colony Life Insurance Company.
Mr. Britton is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and received both a B.A. and M.A. from East Carolina University. He has been very active with and is on the board of LIMRA International.
NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ..., 9 Jan 2014 [cached]
NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ING U.S., Inc. ( NYSE: VOYA), which will rebrand as Voya Financial, Inc. in 2014, today announced that Donald "Butch" Britton, 65, will retire effective immediately as CEO of ING U.S.'s Insurance Solutions business. Britton will assume the role of senior adviser to the Chairman and CEO of ING U.S., and to the CEO of Insurance Solutions, until June 30, 2014.
Insurance Solutions includes ING U.S.'s Individual Life and Employee Benefits business segments. Britton, who joined ING U.S. in 2004, has enjoyed a 40-year career in the Life Insurance and Annuity industries. Prior to joining ING U.S., he was president, Life Insurance, American General Financial Group.
Britton's planned retirement has precipitated additional changes to the ING U.S. senior management team.
WSJ 6-9-09, 9 June 2009 [cached]
"I think we have pretty much bottomed out on how low life-insurance [prices] can go," says Donald W. Britton, chief executive officer of ING's U.S. insurance division. ReliaStar and other ING subsidiaries are raising term-life insurance rates an average of 5% this year, Mr. Britton says, "primarily driven by our cost of capital, which is much, much more difficult to get and more expensive than it was a year ago and prior."
NxtStar Ventures, LLC - Our Partners, 23 Sept 2014 [cached]
Donald W. (Butch) Britton, Partner President of American General Life Companies President of First Colony Life Insurance Company Executive Vice President-Marketing of First Colony Life Insurance Company
Past Speakers, 26 Aug 2011 [cached]
Donald W. (Butch) Britton is president of ING U.S. Life Business Group. His experience includes more than 18 years with First Colony Life, culminating as president of that company, and commensurately senior positions with GE Financial Assurance. Most recently, Britton was president of the Life Division at American General Financial Group, where he helped create and manage an innovative distribution and product management model that doubled sales during a three-year period. He is a member of the Fellow Society of Actuaries and the American Academy of Actuaries, and he is a recipient of the Douglas Mooers Award presented annually by the National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies. Britton is a past chairman and board of director member of the LIMRA Brokerage Committee. He serves as a director on the LIMRA and LOMA Global Board. Britton earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in mathematics from East Carolina University.
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