Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance has named Elizabeth Ward, who serves as the company's chief enterprise risk officer, to executive vice president.
In his new role, Ward is responsible for MassMutual’s enterprise risk management functions across the company including its asset management subsidiaries and also member of executive leadership team.
She has more than 20 years of experience in insurance company investment portfolio management and strategy.
She first joined Babson Capital Management, a MassMutual subsidiary and prior to that she held a broad range of insurance and investment management positions at a number of companies, including American Skandia, Aeltus Investment Management and Aetna Life & Casualty.
Ward is an active leader in a number of chief risk officer and industry trade groups and founding member of the North American CRO Council and serves as its vice chair.
She is also chair of the American Council of Life Insurers’ Global Solvency Coordinating Deputies Group and its International Solvency Task Force, and is a member of its Life Investments Committee.
Founded in 1851, MassMutual, provides products to help meet the financial needs of clients, such as life insurance, disability income insurance, long term care insurance, retirement/401(k) plan services, and annuities.