Delta Dental of N.J., Conn. ink new chief sales officer

Delta Dental of New Jersey and Delta Dental of Connecticut jointly announced Thursday that Jeff Furbish has joined the company as chief sales officer.

In this role, Furbish will focus on sales initiatives for small-, mid- and large-sized employers.

Jeff Furbish.

Furbish, who has more than 30 years of sales leadership and underwriting experience, was previously regional vice president and national large market leader of group distribution for The Guardian Life Insurance of America. He also spent time at Cigna Group Insurance, Unum Group and Prudential Insurance Co.

“Jeff’s innovative thinking and leadership skills, coupled with his deep industry experience, will enable him to successfully achieve our company’s growth and sales objectives,” Dennis Wilson, CEO and president of Delta Dental of New Jersey and Delta Dental of Connecticut, said. “He will play an integral role in continuing our mission to promote oral health for 1.7 million people in New Jersey and Connecticut while maintaining the high caliber of our dental benefit programs.”