Stephen Batza, FSA, MAAA, CLU, ChFC Biography

Stephen Batza, FSA, MAAA, CLU, ChFC Biography

President - U.S. Life

Role & Responsibilities:
Steve leads Pan-American Life’s individual life business in the United States as President- U.S. Life. He is responsible for guiding the development and execution of sales strategies and product innovation; and collaborates in the management of the operational framework that supports the U.S. Life line of business.

Steve joined Pan-American Life following the 2015 merger of Pan-American Life and Mutual Trust Financial Group’s mutual holding companies. He continues to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of Mutual Trust Life Insurance Company, which is now a member company of Pan-American Life Insurance Group. Prior to assuming leadership at Mutual Trust, Steve was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Individual Life Business Unit at Liberty Mutual Group. In that capacity, he was responsible for a multi-channel distribution system with a comprehensive product portfolio.

Board & Industry Associations:
Steve is a fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

Stephen earned his bachelor's degree from Siena College in New York.


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

Patrick Fraizer Patrick Fraizer

Executive Vice-President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Steven A. Friedman Steven A. Friedman

Executive Vice President; Chief Investment Officer, Corporate Development and Strategy

Robert DiCianni Robert DiCianni

President- Global Benefits

Bruce Parker Bruce Parker

President – Global Life

Daniel Costello Daniel Costello

Senior Vice President – International Country Management

David Demmon David Demmon

Senior Vice President – Chief Financial Officer and Controller

Frank Recio Frank Recio

Senior Vice President – International Business Technology and Operations

Scott Reitan Scott Reitan

Senior Vice President - Administration and Information Technology

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

Wendell Mottley Wendell Mottley

Member of the Board since February 2013

Daniel P. Mulheran Daniel P. Mulheran

Member of the Board since November 2015

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