NEW ORLEANS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pan-American Life Insurance Group (PALIG), a leading provider of
insurance and financial services throughout the Americas, announced
today the appointment of Patrick Fraizer as Executive Vice President,
General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary. Mr.
Fraizer has been a Senior Vice President with PALIG since 2006.
In addition to continuing his role as General Counsel and Corporate
Secretary, Mr. Fraizer will now assume the responsibilities of Chief
Compliance Officer for the Group. In this capacity, working closely with
the board of directors and management, he will oversee Pan-American
Life’s compliance and regulatory activities.
“Pat’s expertise, particularly in mergers and acquisitions, has been
invaluable to our organization,” said José S. Suquet, the Group’s
Chairman of the Board, President and CEO. “He, along with Carlos Mickan,
our Vice Chairman of the Board and CFO, played a fundamental role in the
2012 ALICO acquisition as well as the recent Mutual Trust merger; both
transactions which have made Pan-American Life a bigger and stronger
Mr. Fraizer has more than 25 years of experience in the financial
services industry and prior to joining Pan-American Life he served as
Vice President and Senior International Counsel for the Principal
Financial Group, having previously served as their General Auditor and
Chief Compliance Officer.
He is a certified public accountant and a member of the American Bar
Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the
Association of Life Insurance Counsel, the Louisiana State Bar
Association, the Iowa State Bar Association and the Iowa Society of
Certified Public Accountants.
He graduated with a bachelor’s degree of business administration in
accounting and a J.D. with distinction from the University of Iowa.
About Pan-American Life Insurance Group
Pan-American Life Insurance Group is a leading provider of insurance
and financial services 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 1,650
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 Web site at palig.com,
follow us on Twitter @PanAmericanLife, and connect with us on LinkedIn
at Pan-American Life Insurance Group.