News & Insights

3 Mar 2016

Pan-American Life Names María Teresa Bolaños As Country Manager for El Salvador

Pan-American Life Insurance Group (PALIG), a leading provider of insurance and financial services throughout the Americas, announced this morning that María Teresa Bolaños is assuming the role of Country Manager for Pan-American Life Insurance Company, El Salvador Branch. Ernesto Henriquez, who has served in that capacity for the last four years, goes on to oversee all of Pan-American Life’s international employee benefits business.

Pan-American Life has tremendous depth of talent and this allows us to seamlessly transition talented individuals into different areas of the business so as to best leverage their expertise and the company’s growth potential,” said Robert DiCianni, Pan-American Life’s President – International Group Business. “Our operations in El Salvador have performed very well over the last few years and Maria Teresa has worked closely with Ernesto to achieve those results. We are extremely confident that with her knowledge of our business and the local market, she will continue to build on that success.”

A native of El Salvador, Bolaños has been with Pan-American Life for nearly twenty years, most recently serving as Operations Manager and Legal Representative. In that capacity, she was responsible for compliance, service standards related to claims, underwriting, as well as local provider networks. Prior to that, she served as Manager – Finance and Administration.

Mrs. Bolaños holds a Master of Science degree in Risk Management and Insurance from Florida State University, as well as a license in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing from the Universidad Centroamericana Jose Simeon Cañas in San Salvador.

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About Pan-American Life Insurance Group

Pan-American Life Insurance Group (PALIG), a leading provider of life, accident and health insurance throughout the Americas, 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 affiliates and branches 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 palig.comfollow us on Facebook @PanAmericanLifeTwitter @PanAmericanLifeInstagram @panamericanlife.latam, and connect with us on LinkedIn at Pan-American Life Insurance Group.