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28 Jul 2021

Pan-American Life Insurance Group Appoints Michael Lucas as General Manager of its Barbados and Eastern Caribbean Islands Operations

Bridgetown, Barbados – July 12, 2021 – Pan-American Life Insurance Group (PALIG), a leading provider of life, accident, and health insurance throughout the Americas, has appointed Michael Lucas as General Manager of its Barbados and Eastern Caribbean Islands operations.

Mr. Lucas joins PALIG with more than 20 years of successful industry and management experience. His responsibilities will include business development and growth, field force management, and financial performance for these markets.

“Michael’s experience in the financial services sector will be critical to sustaining our momentum and growth in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Islands,” says Greer Quan, CEO and Managing Director - Caribbean Region.

“His understanding of the business from both a strategic and operational perspective will be invaluable as we build on our already-established foundation.”

Mr. Lucas previously served as Manager - Customer Service at Sagicor Life Insurance Company, Manager - Insurance Operations at Resolution Life Insurance Company, and Partner and Managing Director of Lashley Financial Solutions. As an independent management consultant, he guided companies to greater financial and operational growth.

A graduate of Queens College, he holds certification from UWI and BIMAP and has attained the ALMI, FFSI and ACS designations from the Life Office Management Association.

“PALIG is committed to helping policyholders reduce their personal and group financial risk, while building wealth,” says Mr. Lucas. “I am very pleased to help lead this initiative.”

About Pan-American Life Insurance Group

Pan-American Life Insurance Group (PALIG), a leading provider of life, accident and health insurance throughout the Americas that has been delivering trusted financial services since 1911. The New Orleans-based Group is comprised of more than twenty-member companies, employs more than 2,100 worldwide and offers top-rated individual and/or group life, accident and health insurance, employee benefits and financial services in 49 states, the District of Columbia (DC), Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. The Group has branches and affiliates in Costa Rica, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, and 13 Caribbean markets, including Barbados, Cayman Islands, Curacao and Trinidad and Tobago. For more information, visit the Pan-American Life website at, like us on Facebook @PanAmericanLife, follow us on Twitter @PanAmericanLife, and connect with us on LinkedIn at Pan-American Life Insurance Group.