Protective Life Foundation Announces Eva Robertson as Executive Director


Wednesday, January 3, 2018 10:31 am EST


Birmingham, Alabama

Protective Life Corporation is pleased to announce that as of January 1, 2018, Eva Robertson will be Vice President, Community Relations, Protective Life Corporation & Executive Director, Protective Life Foundation.  In this role she will represent Protective in the community and manage the day-to-day activities of the Protective Life Foundation. 

Ms. Robertson joined Protective in 1982, served as Investor Relations Officer from 2007 through 2015, and most recently has served as Vice President, Corporate Communications. 

“Eva is committed to Birmingham and Protective, and has been actively involved in the community for many, many years. She is the perfect choice to assume this role,” said John D. Johns, Executive Chairman, Protective. “Eva will succeed Kate Cotton, who has left Protective to assume a new role as Executive Director of Leadership Alabama. Kate has been an important member of our team, and we wish her the best as she transitions to her new role.”

Ms. Robertson has served on the Boards of the Alabama Ballet, the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama, and as campaign committee chair and major gifts co-chair for the recent capital campaign for the Ronald McDonald House.

The Foundation brings to life our commitment to “Protecting Tomorrow” in our unwavering support for the many outstanding organizations that address the quality of life in our local communities and improve the quality of education, public health, community wellness, the creative arts, and the environment. 

About Protective Life Foundation

In its 23-year history, the Foundation has made $64.2 million of cumulative gifts, including $5.3 million to 240 nonprofit organizations in 2017. Through the financial contributions of the Protective Life Foundation and countless employee volunteer hours, Protective is proud to continue its long tradition of supporting and improving the quality of life in the communities we serve.

About Protective

Protective Life Corporation provides financial services through the production, distribution and administration of insurance and investment products throughout the U.S.  The flagship subsidiary, Protective Life Insurance Company, was founded in 1907.  Protective’s home office is located in Birmingham, Alabama. As of December 31, 2016 the Company had assets of approximately $75.0 billion. Protective Life Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc. (TSE:8750, “Dai-ichi”)

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