Co-CEO, Wilton Re
Mike Fleitz is co-chief executive officer of Wilton Re. and was previously chief executive officer, and chief financial officer of Wilton U.S. Prior to joining Wilton Re in 2005, Mr. Fleitz was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. While at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mr. Fleitz spent 22 years focused on the insurance industry. His experience includes financial reporting, public offerings, internal controls and risk management. Mr. Fleitz holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Miami University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Co-CEO, Wilton Re
Dmitri Ponomarev is co-chief executive officer of Wilton Re, and was previously Deputy CEO, Wilton Re U.S. His prior positions at Wilton Re include senior vice president of Business Development, and vice president of New Business and Underwriting. Before joining Wilton Re in 2015, Mr. Ponomarev worked in the Financial Institutions Group of Investment Banking Division as well as Credit Risk Management and Rating Advisory at Goldman Sachs. Mr. Ponomarev holds an MBA, from New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, and a BBA in Marketing from Cleveland State University.
CEO, Wilton Re U.S.
Mike Greer is chief executive officer, Wilton Re U.S., and was previously senior vice president of Wilton Re. Prior to joining Wilton Re in 2005, Mr. Greer served as an executive vice president for Swiss Re Life & Health America Inc.’s Administrative Reinsurance acquisitions business. Prior to joining Swiss Re, he was a consultant with Milliman. Mr. Greer received a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics from Knox College and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.
SVP, Deputy CEO of Wilton Re U.S and Co-Head of Business Development
Scott Sheefel is senior vice president, Deputy CEO of Wilton Re U.S. and co-head of Business Development. Mr. Sheefel has been a member of the Business Development team since joining Wilton Re in 2005. Prior to joining Wilton Re, Mr. Sheefel held roles at Swiss Re in Business Development and, most recently, as vice president in Corporate Actuarial. Prior to Swiss Re, he worked at Lincoln Financial. Mr. Sheefel holds a B.S. in Actuarial Science from Purdue University and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.
SVP and Chief Investment Officer
Perry Braun is senior vice president and chief investment officer of Wilton Re. Prior to joining Wilton Re in 2005, Mr. Braun spent 17 years as an investment banker focused on the insurance industry, most recently as a managing director in the Financial Institutions Investment Banking Group at Bank of America Securities. Prior to joining Bank of America Securities, Mr. Braun held positions at Credit Suisse First Boston, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. Braun holds a B.A. in History from Yale University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.
President and Chief Executive Officer of TLIC
Doug Dixon is President and Chief Executive Officer at Texas Life Insurance Company. Mr. Dixon was the Vice President and Chief Sales Officer since joining the company in 2014. Prior to Texas Life, Mr. Dixon was with the Dwyer Group as Vice President of Marketing and also Western & Southern Financial Group in various roles. Mr. Dixon holds a MBA in Finance from Northeastern University and a B.A. in Economics from Wittenberg University.
President and CEO, ivari
Todd Lawrence is a seasoned financial professional with 25 years of experience that includes insurance, reinsurance, mortgages, retail lending, deposits and wealth management. Prior to joining ivari in August 2017, Todd was the Senior Vice President, Insurance and Product Analytics at CIBC, and the President & CEO of the CIBC Life Insurance Company Limited. Todd has also held the positions of Senior Vice President of Mortgages and Lending, and the Senior Vice President of Deposits within CIBC Retail and Business Banking. Prior to this, he held a series of progressively more senior positions at CIBC and Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. in the areas of Product Management, Risk Management, Treasury, and Finance. Mr. Lawrence holds a MBA from the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University.
SVP and Head of Business Development
Ray Eckert is senior vice president and head of Business Development of Wilton Re. In 2010, Mr. Eckert joined the company from Swiss Re Life & Health America Inc. where he was a managing director in its client markets division. He previously held positions as head of financial products origination, head of U.S. life products and chief financial officer of Swiss Re America Holding Corp and the North American Life & Health division. Prior to Swiss Re, Mr. Eckert was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP where he specialized in the insurance industry for over 16 years. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Miami University and earned his M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
SVP and Chief Financial Officer
Steve Lash is senior vice president and chief financial officer of Wilton Re U.S. Prior to joining Wilton Re in 2015, Mr. Lash spent 7 years at New York Life Insurance Company in several senior financial leadership roles including the CFO of the Insurance Group, the CFO of the Retirement Income Security Group as well as oversight of the Treasury, Actuarial, Tax and Corporate Development areas of the company. Prior to New York Life, Mr. Lash spent 11 years as a Principal at Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Lash received a B.S. degree in Mathematics and Economics from Binghamton University. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.
Chief Executive Officer of Wilton Re Bermuda
Sylvia Oliveira is Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Wilton Re Bermuda, where she works with clients to enhance their value through the reinsurance and acquisition of inforce blocks of life insurance products. Sylvia is also Chief Risk Officer for the Wilton Re group, where she has implemented and oversees the global ERM framework. Sylvia has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, including senior roles at John Hancock and Chubb Tempest Life Re, working with a broad range of life insurance and reinsurance product lines. As a Chair of BILTIR (Bermuda International Life Insurers and Reinsurers) and a director of ABIC (Association of Bermuda International Companies), Sylvia actively advocates for the Bermuda business community and its growing life reinsurance sector. Sylvia is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Chartered Financial Analyst. She hold Bachelors and Masters degrees in Mathematics from Boston University.
SVP and General Counsel
Mark Sarlitto is senior vice president and general counsel of Wilton Re. Prior to joining the Company in 2005, Mr. Sarlitto was executive vice president and general counsel at Swiss Re’s Global Life & Health business group. Prior to Swiss Re, Mr. Sarlitto served as senior vice president and general counsel of Zurich Reinsurance Centre, a property/casualty reinsurer, and attorney at Willkie Farr & Gallagher. He holds a B.A. and M.B.A from State University of New York at Buffalo and J.D. from Columbia University.
SVP and Chief Operating Officer
Enrico Treglia is senior vice president and chief operating officer of Wilton Re. He joined the firm in 2004 from Swiss Re Life & Health America Inc. where he was the senior vice president of information management and global business lead and program manager for a global Swiss Re Life & Health initiative. Prior to joining Swiss Re, Mr. Treglia was a corporate insurance analyst for GE Capital and senior manager with Ernst & Young. He holds a B.S. in Accounting from St. John’s University and is a Certified Public Accountant in New York and Connecticut.
SVP and Chief Information Officer
Andy Wood is senior vice president and chief information officer of Wilton Re. He joined the firm in 2004 from Swiss Re Life & Health America Inc. where he was North American chief technology officer. Mr. Wood held several positions with Swiss Re including global research and development manager. Prior to joining Swiss Re, Mr. Wood was with Mercantile & General Reinsurance in England. Mr. Wood received a B.Sc. in Computing from North Gloucestershire College of Technology, England.
Board of Directors
Senior Principal, Americas Structured Credit & Financials
CPPIB Credit Investments Inc.
Principal and Consulting Actuary
Milliman – Chicago (Retired)
Director & Global Head of Private Equity
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
Managing Director, Head of Portfolio Strategy, Credit Investments
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
Managing Director, GE Capital
Senior Managing Director & Chief Operations Officer (Retired)
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
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Wilton Re manages our clients’ legacy issues to promote operating efficiencies, free up capital and resources and to pursue strategic growth.
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Wilton Re will support new business initiatives to provide capital support and in select instances, continuity of product offering for our clients’ distribution.
Through our direct insurance companies, Texas Life and ivari, Wilton Re offers insurance products to the U.S. worksite, and Canadian insurance markets.
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