Insurance giant New York Life announced the appointment of Senior Vice President and General Counsel Michael McDonnell to its executive management committee.

McDonnell will report to New York Life Chair, President, and Chief Executive Craig DeSanto. He was named general counsel in October 2022.

He previously held the position of senior vice president, deputy general counsel and chief insurance counsel.

Prior to this, McDonnell was an associate with Debevoise & Plimpton.