Mistretta tapped to lead Global Atlantic’s retail service as Chief Operations Officer, Insurance

NEW YORK, New York — Global Atlantic Financial Group, a leading U.S.-focused retirement, life insurance and reinsurance company, announced the hiring of industry veteran Paul Mistretta to lead retail service operations at one of the fastest growing companies in the life insurance industry.

Mistretta is a key hire for Global Atlantic, which has a strong track record of attracting top industry talent. He assumes an important role as Chief Operations Officer, Insurance, overseeing all retail operations —including retirement, life insurance and preneed life. He will focus on further enhancing the customer experience as the company continues to invest in its client-servicing platform.

“Paul has more than 30 years of exceptional insurance operations experience, and his insights into operational best practices and background in outsourcing, call centers, Six Sigma and technology will be invaluable as he shapes Global Atlantic’s strategic servicing model,” said Nick von Moltke, President and Chief Operating Officer for Global Atlantic.

Mistretta was most recently with Symetra Life Insurance Company, where he was Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer. Previously, he’s held a variety of executive leadership roles at some of the industry’s most well-known companies.

“We deeply value our client relationships and are committed to continually improving our service,” said von Moltke. “Paul will partner with product development, distribution, marketing and other critical areas of the company to provide a leading customer experience.”

Mistretta will work with existing leadership across the company to identify opportunities for operational efficiency. Together, they will define and implement best practices to improve upon Global Atlantic’s service experience.


About Global Atlantic Financial Group
Global Atlantic Financial Group, through its subsidiaries, offers a broad range of retirement, life and reinsurance products designed to help our customers address financial challenges with confidence. A variety of options help Americans customize a strategy to fulfill their protection, accumulation, income, wealth transfer and end-of-life needs.

Global Atlantic was founded at Goldman Sachs in 2004 and separated as an independent company in 2013. Its success is driven by a unique heritage that combines deep product and distribution knowledge with leading investment and risk management, alongside a strong financial foundation.


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