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MINNEAPOLIS, May 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GWG Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: GWGH), announced that Gregg Johnson was named the company’s Chief Operating Officer. Johnson was promoted to the newly created role after spending more than a year as GWGH’s Executive Vice President of Policy Operations.
"Gregg has demonstrated expertise in managing people and operations throughout the company,” said Murray Holland, GWGH Chief Executive Officer. "His experience with all aspects of the company makes him invaluable as we grow and work together with our new strategic partner in The Beneficient Company Group, L.P.”
Johnson joined GWGH three and a half years ago as Director of Financial Analysis and has served in roles of increasing responsibility for the company’s finances and operations.
Johnson began his career as a retail analyst at Wilsons Leather and worked in analysis and planning at Rainforest Café, SimonDelivers, Regis Corporation and 50 Below Inc. before joining Wilary Winn Risk Management in St. Paul, MN in 2009 where he rose to the position of Vice President of Operations and Finance.
Johnson received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from St. Norbert College in 1994.
About GWG Holdings, Inc. (GWGH)
GWG Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: GWGH), is the parent company of GWG Life, Life Epigenetics and YouSurance. GWG Life is a leading provider of liquidity to owners of life insurance in the secondary market. GWG Life owns a portfolio of alternative life insurance assets equaling $1.96 billion in face value of policy benefits as of September 30, 2018. Life Epigenetics is commercializing epigenetic technology for the longevity life insurance industry and other industries. YouSurance is a digital life insurance agency working to embed epigenetic testing into life insurance products to provide consumers a value-added ecosystem that supports their health and wellness. For more information about GWGH, visit www.gwgh.com.
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