DES MOINES, IA — ARAG®, a global leader of legal insurance, has announced the appointment of employee benefits sales veteran David Sherman as Managing Director of Sales. Sherman, who is based in New Jersey, will work with entities throughout the Northeastern states to offer a unique employee benefit, the ARAG Legal Center.

“In his new role, David will work to make the ARAG Legal Center available to organizations across all industries. The ARAG Legal Center provides a platform of flexible legal coverage to employees with no direct costs to the organization,” says President and Chief Executive Officer David Murray.

Sherman has an extensive background in the employee benefits market. For more than 25 years, he has worked with corporate clients, associations, credit unions and unions. His specialty is in the sale, enrollment and administration of voluntary employee benefit programs — partnering with brokers, agents and consultants — to bring programs to employer groups across all industries.

Sherman currently serves as President of the Voluntary Benefits Forum and is a member of the Workplace Benefits Association Advisory Board. He is a graduate of Ramapo College in New Jersey with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration.

With an international premium base of almost $2 billion, ARAG provides legal protection for more than 15.5 million individuals and their families — worldwide. ARAG empowers people to protect their families, finances and futures by offering meaningful relief for everyday legal and financial issues.

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