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Eileen McDonnell and colleagues

Eileen McDonnell, Chairman and CEO of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, Recognized as 2017 Concern Worldwide’s Seeds of Hope Honoree

HORSHAM, Pa. – December 8, 2017 –The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company (Penn Mutual) is proud to announce that Chairman and CEO Eileen McDonnell was recognized as this year’s Concern Worldwide’s Seeds of Hope Honoree. The global organization, which was founded in 1968, works together with partners and volunteers to positively transform the lives of individuals and families living in extreme poverty.

Concern Worldwide honored McDonnell as its 2017 honoree at their annual Seeds of Hope awards dinner at the New York Hilton Midtown. Concern recognized McDonnell for blazing a trail in the financial services industry and serving as a beacon of inspiration. The organization thanked her, the committee, and long term supporters for their continued advocacy.

“At Penn Mutual, it’s our mission to help families, and that’s exactly what Concern Worldwide is doing through their work to fight extreme poverty,” McDonnell said. “I’m honored to accept this recognition and thrilled to be a part of the Concern family. 

About The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company
Since 1847, Penn Mutual has been committed to helping people live life with confidence. At the heart of this purpose is the belief that life insurance is central to a sound financial plan. Through our network of trusted advisers, we are dedicated to helping individuals, families and businesses achieve their dreams. Penn Mutual supports its advisers with retirement and investment services through Hornor, Townsend & Kent, Inc. Registered Investment Advisor and wholly owned subsidiary. Member FINRA/SIPC. We are proud to work together in a values-driven and relationship-based culture. Visit Penn Mutual at


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