Michael Hicks has joined Jackson Financial as CIO based in the company’s Lansing, Michigan, office to lead key aspects of Jackson’s information technology strategy.
“Mike’s breadth of experience and expertise in integrating technology with the financial planning process is an outstanding complement to our core capabilities and evolving IT strategy,” said Dev Ganguly, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
“His penchant for innovation is evident in his work, including his efforts to create some of the industry’s first, real-time integrations between retirement solutions companies and back offices using API technology. “
Hicks said: “I strongly believe more technological innovation and progress will be made in the annuities industry in the next decade than occurred in the last quarter century combined. I am excited to accelerate Jackson’s digital transformation journey and further enhance its position as an industry leader.”
Hicks most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer at AF Group, a leading national provider of workers’ compensation insurance solutions. During his more than 25-year career, he has held similar positions at Emergent Holdings and divisions within Guardian Life, MassMutual and Lincoln Financial Group.Click below to share this article