José S. SuquetChairman of the Board and CEO
Role & Responsibilities:
José leads Pan-American Life Insurance Group as Chairman of the Board and CEO, overseeing operations in 22 countries and spearheading the company’s strategic planning.
José joined Pan-American Life in November 2004 and has led the organization to record growth and success thanks to an initial restructuring of the Group’s operations; a renewed and strategic focus on life, accident and health insurance solutions; and a combination of organic growth and strategic mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining Pan-American Life, José held senior management posts in the insurance industry for more than four decades, including serving as senior executive vice president and chief distribution officer of AXA Financial. He also opened “The Suquet Agency” which was among the sales and marketing leaders of The Equitable and awarded Equitable’s President's Trophy for eight consecutive years.
Boards & Industry Associations:
José is currently serving on the Boards of Directors of Regions Financial Corporation; and the Ochsner Health System. He previously served as a board member for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta; Retail Payments Oversight Committee; and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, New Orleans Branch.
José graduated from Fordham University in New York with a Bachelor of Science and holds an M.B.A. from the University of Miami. He is also a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Governance Fellow.
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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.
Chairman of the Board and CEO
President of Finance and Investments
President- Global Benefits
President – Global Life
President and Chief Operating Officer of Mutual Trust Life Insurance Company
Executive Vice President – International Markets
Senior Vice President - Chief Investment Officer
Senior Vice President - General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Senior Vice President – Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President – Chief Information Officer
Senior Vice President – International Business Technology and Operations
Senior Vice President – Human Resources
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.
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