Carlos Mickan

Carlos Mickan

Vice Chairman of the Board, Head of Finance and Administration

Role & Responsibilities:
Carlos oversees Pan-American Life Insurance Group’s financial operations and administration in the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean as Vice-Chairman of the Board and Head of Finance and Administration. This includes oversight of investment management, information technology, risk management, corporate development and human resources.

Carlos has more than 30 years of industry experience and prior to joining Pan-American Life he served as senior vice president and CFO of Principal International Inc., the International Division of Principal Financial Group, where he managed financial relationships and activities across Latin America and Asia. Before joining Principal in 1999, Carlos held positions with Aetna International serving as Vice President and Chief Planning Officer for 12 international subsidiaries; and as country officer/liaison for the Venezuela joint venture. Prior to that, he was chief financial officer for Cigna Latin America and assistant treasurer for CIGNA Worldwide.

Boards & Industry Associations:
In addition to serving as Vice-Chairman of Pan-American Life’s Board of Directors, Carlos is also a member of the Board of Directors of the New Orleans Ballet Association where he serves as Vice Chair – Board Development. Carlos is also an emeritus board member of the Louisiana Appleseed and serves on the Advisory Committee for Risk & Uncertainty Management Center at his alma mater, the University of South Carolina.

Carlos is an alumnus of Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia, where he earned a bachelor’s degree of science in business administration. He also received an M.B.A in international business from the University of South Carolina.


Executive Management

The steady stewardship of Pan-American Life Insurance Group’s internationally experienced leadership team ensures that Pan-American Life continues to transform the vision of its founders into trusted financial security and peace of mind for its customers.

José S. Suquet José S. Suquet

Chairman of the Board and CEO

Robert DiCianni Robert DiCianni

President- Global Benefits

Steven A. Friedman Steven A. Friedman

President of Finance and Investments | Chief Financial Officer

Bruce Parker Bruce Parker

President – Global Life

Geri Gaughan Geri Gaughan

President and Chief Operating Officer of Mutual Trust Life Solutions

Daniel Costello Daniel Costello

Executive Vice President – International Markets

Frank Recio Frank Recio

Executive Vice President - Operations and Technology

Carlos Aldana Carlos Aldana

Senior Vice President – Corporate Finance

Lisa Baudot Lisa Baudot

Senior Vice President - Chief Investment Officer

José Corrada José Corrada

Senior Vice President - General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Bryan Scofield Bryan Scofield

Senior Vice President – Human Resources

Ivan Vergara Ivan Vergara

Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Selig Ehrlich Selig Ehrlich

Chief Actuary and Risk Officer

Alvaro Muñoz Alvaro Muñoz

Vice President Financial Reporting, Controller

Ana Melissa Ramos J. Ana Melissa Ramos J.

Vice President, Deputy Global Human Resource Officer

Marta Reeves Marta Reeves

Vice President – Corporate Marketing


Board of Directors

Pan-American Life Insurance Group’s Board of Directors provides support and guidance to the Group’s executive management team, driving the careful strategic planning and excellent execution that are the cornerstones of the company’s success.

Stephen Batza Stephen Batza

Member of the Board since November 2015

Jerry Carlisle Jerry Carlisle

Member of the Board since February 2013

William H. Hines William H. Hines

Member of the Board since January 2023

 Dr. Sandra K. Johnson Dr. Sandra K. Johnson

Member of the Board since June 2023

Suzanne T. Mestayer Suzanne T. Mestayer

Member of the Board since November 2017

Carlos Mickan Carlos Mickan

Member of the Board since July 2014

Carlos Palomares Carlos Palomares

Member of the Board since October 2007

Dr. Patrick J. Quinlan Dr. Patrick J. Quinlan

Member of the Board since November 2011

José S. Suquet José S. Suquet

Member of the Board since October 2004

Dr. José Antonio Villamil Dr. José Antonio Villamil

Member of the Board since November 2010