TOPEKA, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SE2, a leading third-party administrator for the North American life insurance and annuity industry, announced today that Lizabeth Zlatkus has joined the company’s Board of Directors. Zlatkus will serve as an Independent Director.
Zlatkus has extensive financial services experience, having played pivotal roles in finance, risk and P&L leadership. Her 28-year tenure included serving as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer for The Hartford Financial Services Group, retiring in 2011. She also served as Co-President of Hartford Life Insurance Companies and President of International Wealth Management and Group Benefits. She has experience serving on multiple public company boards. Currently, she serves on the boards of Boston Private Financial Holdings and Indivior.
“We are pleased that Liz has joined the SE2 Board of Directors,” said Gautam Thakkar, CEO, SE2. “She is a seasoned leader with deep experience in the insurance and finance fields. This strategic expertise, along with her background in operations, finance, risk and corporate governance, make her a great addition to the SE2 Board.”
Zlatkus has been recognized for numerous professional achievements and contributions to the community. She currently serves on the Connecticut Science Center and Pennsylvania State University Business School boards. Previously she served on The Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame, the President’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, Hartford Action Plan on Infant Health, North American Chief Risk Officers Council (as regulatory chair), Hewlett-Packard Financial Services advisory board, and the Life Office Management Association. Zlatkus is the recipient of several awards and honors, including past recognition by the White House for her work with people with disabilities, cover feature for CFO Magazine, and her inclusion in the Top 100 Women Executives by Business Insurance, and Eight Remarkable Women by The Hartford Business Journal.
Zlatkus graduated with distinction from Pennsylvania State University, was selected as an Alumni Fellow in 2003, and served as commencement speaker for the Smeal College of Business in May 2013.
SE2, an Eldridge Industries portfolio company, is a leading technology and third party administration company focused on the North American life and annuity insurance industry. SE2 has an unmatched track record in optimizing back-office operations to future-proof insurance companies. SE2 combines peerless industry domain knowledge with a leading-edge administration technology platform to help clients launch products rapidly, improve efficiencies, shift to a variable cost model and maximize profits while dramatically improving the customers’ experience. SE2 supports more than 20 direct clients, represents more than 35 carriers in North America and services more than 1,000 life and annuity products. SE2 has approximately $100 billion in assets under administration and has been recognized as an industry-leading innovator. In May 2017, SE2 was recognized as one of the “20 Most Promising Insurance Technology Solution Providers” by CIOReview. Visit SE2 at www.SE2.com or at LinkedIn to learn more.
About Eldridge Industries
Eldridge Industries (“Eldridge”) is a private investment firm specializing in providing both debt and equity capital. Eldridge invests across diversified industries with a focus on media and sports, insurance, real estate development, asset lending and financing, branded food and hospitality, and asset management businesses. In particular, the firm seeks to build and grow companies led by proven management teams that have demonstrated leadership and experience to scale an enterprise. Eldridge is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut, with additional offices in Beverly Hills, New York, and London.