Executive Team

  • James R. Belardi, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer, and Co-founder, Athene Holding Ltd., Partner, Apollo Global Management
  • William J. Wheeler, Vice Chairman, Athene Holding Ltd.
  • Grant Kvalheim, President, Athene Holding Ltd., Chief Executive Officer and President, Athene USA, Partner, Apollo Global Management
  • Martin P. Klein, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Athene Holding Ltd., Partner, Apollo Global Management
  • Michael S. Downing, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Athene Holding Ltd., Partner, Apollo Global Management
  • John L. Golden, Global Head of Insurance Regulation Partner, Apollo and Executive Vice President, Athene 
  • Doug Niemann, Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, Athene Holding Ltd., Partner, Apollo Global Management
  • Sean Brennan, Executive Vice President of Pension Risk Transfer and Flow Reinsurance, Athene Holding Ltd., Partner, Apollo Global Management
  • Katherine Daly, Executive Vice President of Corporate Development, Athene Holding Ltd., Partner, Apollo Global Management
  • Randall W. Epright, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Athene Holding Ltd., Partner, Apollo Global Management
  • Kristi Kaye Burma, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Athene Holding Ltd.
  • Joseph Cohen, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Athene Holding Ltd.
  • Michael Consedine, Executive Vice President, Head of U.S. Government and Regulatory Relations, Athene Holding Ltd.
  • Rebecca H. Tadikonda, Executive Vice President of Strategy and Innovation, Athene Holding Ltd.
  • Christopher Grady, Executive Vice President and Head of Retail, Athene USA
  • Christopher R. Welp, Executive Vice President of Insurance Operations, Athene USA

Board of Directors

  • James R. Belardi, Chairman
  • Marc Beilinson
  • Robert L. Borden
  • Mitra Hormozi
  • Brian Leach
  • Dr. Manfred Puffer
  • Marc Rowan
  • Lawrence J. Ruisi
  • Lynn Swann
  • Hope Schefler Taitz
  • Vishal Sheth
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