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Jackson Names Liz Werner SVP, Investor Relations

To lead an established investor relations and ratings agency team

LANSING, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jackson National Life Insurance Company® (Jackson®) today announced Liz Werner has been named Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, Jackson. Werner joins the company with broad investor communications experience across the financial services industry, including banking, insurance and advisory services.

She assumed her new role on August 10 and will be based in Jackson’s Lansing, Mich. office reporting to Axel André, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Jackson. As a member of the company’s Senior Leadership Team, Werner will lead an established investor relations and ratings agency team.

Most recently, Werner served as Head of Investor Relations for American International Group, Inc. (AIG). In her nearly nine years at AIG, Werner facilitated investor communications for multiple public offerings associated with the U.S Treasury’s exit of their 92% equity ownership following the financial crisis. She also managed communications with investors and analysts through significant corporate transformation.

Years Of Experience

Prior to AIG, Werner worked in the multinational investment bank division of Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where she was Director of financial services sector sales working closely with equity sales and trading. Her previous experience also includes employment at National Financial Partners Corporation, Sandler O’Neil + Partners and Goldman Sachs, including nearly a decade as an equity sell side analyst covering the insurance industry. Werner holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Delaware and an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

“I am delighted to welcome Liz to Jackson,” said André. “Her comprehensive knowledge across the financial services sector and in-depth experience navigating investor communications will be invaluable to us as an organization going forward.”

Jackson recently released its half-year 2020 financial results, announcing Prudential plc’s intention to fully separate Jackson through a minority IPO followed by full divestment over time.

“This is an exciting time for Jackson, and I look forward to joining their talented leadership team,” Werner said. “Jackson has been a consistent industry leader for many years, and I am eager to contribute to their efforts to educate analysts and investors about the company’s financial position, product offerings and disciplined approach to business.”




About Jackson
Jackson is a leading provider of retirement products for industry professionals and their clients. The company and its affiliates offer variable, fixed and fixed index annuities designed for tax-efficient growth and distribution of retirement income for retail customers, as well as products for institutional investors. Jackson is a proud founding member and co-chair of the Alliance for Lifetime Income, a nonprofit 501(c)(6) organization formed and supported by 24 of the nation’s financial services organizations to create awareness and educate Americans about the importance of protected lifetime income. With $294.6 billion in IFRS assets*, the company prides itself on sound corporate risk management practices and strategic technology initiatives. Focused on thought leadership and education, Jackson provides industry insights and financial representative training on retirement planning and alternative investment strategies. The company is also dedicated to corporate philanthropy and supports nonprofits focused on strengthening families and creating economic opportunities in the communities where its employees live and work. For more information, visit