William H. Hines

William H. Hines

Member of the Board since January 2023

Bill Hines is managing partner of Jones Walker, one of the largest law firms in the U.S. with more than 355 attorneys providing a comprehensive range of legal services to major multinational public and private corporations, Fortune® 500 companies, money center banks, worldwide insurers, and emerging companies. He is also a member of the Corporate Practice Group. 

In addition to his work as primary ambassador for Jones Walker, Bill is deeply connected to the business, cultural, civic, and charitable communities in the region. Among his numerous leadership roles, he has served as founding chairman of the board of Greater New Orleans, Inc., and as chairman of the boards of the MetroVision Economic Development Partnership, The Idea Village, the Downtown Development District of the City of New Orleans, and the Louisiana Committee of 100 For Economic Development. He also has held board and leadership positions with the New Orleans Business Council, the World Trade Center of New Orleans, the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation (including serving as co-chair of the NCAA 2003 Final Four Host Committee), and the civic taskforce that persuaded the NBA Hornets (now Pelicans) to relocate to New Orleans. Bill also regularly supports a broad range of New Orleans-based charitable, cultural, and educational institutions. 

In recognition of his service and contributions, he was chosen by NOLA Media Group for its New Orleans Tricentennial "300 for 300" list as one of the 300 people who made New Orleans a better place over the past 300 years. Bill was also listed in The Best Lawyers in America® under various corporate areas in 2021. 


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