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About Pacific Life

Executive Vice President
Chief Financial Officer
Pacific Life Insurance Company

University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
   B.S., mathematics, actuarial science and statistics

Business History
Mr. Button joined Pacific Life in March 2017 as executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), leading the development and implementation of Pacific Life’s corporate and financial strategies. He is responsible for overseeing the corporate finance and accounting organizations, as well as the audit function, enterprise risk management, and business development units. Additionally, Mr. Button serves on Pacific Life’s management committee.

Prior to joining Pacific Life, Mr. Button was with Aegon for 17 years where his most recent role was CFO and a member of the Executive Board of Aegon N.V. He also previously served as head of Aegon N.V.’s corporate financial center, CFO of Aegon’s U.S. subsidiary Transamerica, and as chairman for the company’s Canadian operations. 

Mr. Button began his career at Mutual Life Insurance Co. of Canada and is a fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA), a fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FCIA), a member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA), and a former member of the Board of Directors of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands.

Fellow, Society of Actuaries
Fellow, Canadian Institute of Actuaries
Member, American Academy of Actuaries