Athene Earns 2022 Military Friendly® and Military Friendly® Spouse Employer Designations

November 11, 2021

Athene Holding Ltd. through its U.S. insurance subsidiary, Athene USA, has earned both the 2022 Military Friendly® and Military Friendly® Spouse Employer designations, representing the top tier of institutions who provide the best opportunities for military service members and spouses. 

“At Athene, we believe that our service members have the leadership skills and values that are transferable to our business which can help drive our success. That’s why we are committed to recruiting and hiring veterans,” said Grant Kvalheim, CEO and President, Athene USA. “We are honored to be recognized as a Military Friendly® Employer and Military Friendly® Spouse employer and feel it is our duty to honor and advocate for our service members and their families as a way to thank them for their contributions.” 

In addition to its efforts around hiring veterans, Athene encourages its employees to actively engage with the veteran community in several ways. Athene’s employee resource group (ERG), the Athene Military Veterans Organization (AMVO), coordinates volunteer events, donation drives and speakers to build awareness and engagement for veterans’ affairs. 

The Military Friendly® Employers list is created each year based on extensive research using public data sources for thousands of federal contractors nationwide, the input of military employees, and responses to the proprietary, data driven Military Friendly® Employers survey from participating companies. The survey questions, methodology, criteria and weightings were developed with the assistance of an independent research firm and an advisory council of educators and employers. Data calculations and tabulations were independently evaluated for completeness and accuracy by Ernst & Young.

Athene will be showcased along with other 2022 Military Friendly® Employers on MilitaryFriendly.com.

About Athene
Athene, through its subsidiaries, is a leading retirement services company with total assets of $215.5 billion as of September 30, 2021 and operations in the United States, Bermuda, and Canada. Athene specializes in helping its customers achieve financial security and is a solutions provider to institutions. Founded in 2009, Athene is Driven to Do More for our policyholders, business partners, shareholders, and the communities in which we work and live. For more information, please visit www.athene.com.

 

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