Miguel Edwards

Miguel Edwards

Senior Vice President – Chief Information Officer

Roles & Responsibilities:

Miguel is responsible for developing and executing on the Group’s IT strategy to deliver technology solutions that support strategic imperatives and business objectives focusing on digital transformation and modernization. Additionally, he supports our CISO team to strengthen our information security standards and cybersecurity protocols.


Miguel was the Chief Information Officer for Kemper Life & Health, a division of the $8 billion Kemper Corporation (NYSE: KMPR). In this capacity, he was responsible for the development and execution of business transformation strategies. Prior to that, Miguel served as the Vice President of Strategy & Operations, focused on Allstate’s Independent Agency Operations and overall Heartland growth initiatives as well as senior Vice President at Cover-All Technologies, Inc. (now Majesco), a provider of commercial insurance platforms, and technology director at Willis North America (now Willis Towers Watson).

Boards & Industry Associations:

Miguel is a 2018 Fellow of Leadership Greater Chicago, a member of the Senior Leadership Council for the Chicago chapter of ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals for America), and was recognized in 2019 as Chicago United Business Leader of Color.


Miguel earned a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the Metropolitan College of New York, and an MBA from Rider University.


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, President and CEO

Carlos Mickan Carlos Mickan

Vice Chairman of the Board, Head of Finance and Administration

Steven A. Friedman Steven A. Friedman

Executive Vice President - Deputy Head of Corporate Finance and Chief Investment Officer

Robert DiCianni Robert DiCianni

President- Global Benefits

Bruce Parker Bruce Parker

President – Global Life

Geri Gaughan Geri Gaughan

President and Chief Operating Officer of Mutual Trust Life Insurance Company

Daniel Costello Daniel Costello

Executive Vice President – International Markets

Lisa Baudot Lisa Baudot

Senior Vice President, Investments

José Corrada José Corrada

Senior Vice-President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

David Demmon David Demmon

Senior Vice President – Chief Financial Officer

Miguel Edwards Miguel Edwards

Senior Vice President – Chief Information Officer

Frank Recio Frank Recio

Senior Vice President – International Business Technology and Operations

Bryan Scofield Bryan Scofield

Senior Vice President – Human Resources

Selig Ehrlich Selig Ehrlich

Chief Actuary and Risk Officer

Carlos Aldana Carlos Aldana

Vice President – Capital Management and Corporate Development

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

Martha O Hesse Martha O Hesse

Member of the Board since November 2015

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

Coleman D. Ross Coleman D. Ross

Member of the Board since May 2006

José S. Suquet José S. Suquet

Member of the Board since October 2004

J. Antonio Villamil J. Antonio Villamil

Member of the Board since November 2010