Khanh T. Tran
Pacific Life Insurance Company
University of California, Los Angeles
M.B.A., finance and marketing
Whittier College, Whittier, California
B.A., economics and political science
Mr. Tran was named president of Pacific Life and elected to the boards of directors of Pacific Mutual Holding Company and Pacific LifeCorp in 2012. As president, he oversees the company's aviation leasing, asset management, corporate development, corporate financial, investment management, and pension advisory groups. He is chairman of Aviation Capital Group and chairs Pacific Life's Management Investment and Credit Committee.
Mr. Tran joined Pacific Life in 1990 as treasurer and was promoted to vice president and treasurer in 1991. In 1995, Mr. Tran was named vice president of Corporate Development and treasurer. He was promoted to senior vice president and chief financial officer in June 1996 and elected to the board of directors of Pacific Life Insurance Company in August 1997. Mr. Tran was appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer in April 2001, and also became the chief investment officer for Pacific Life in January 2011.
Mr. Tran began his career with United California Bank, followed by the Flying Tiger Line, Inc., then the world’s largest global air freight company, and was with The Vons Companies, Inc., a supermarket chain in Southern California that was a KKR leverage buyout portfolio company, prior to joining Pacific Life.
Mr. Tran currently serves on the boards of directors of Pacific Life and its various subsidiaries. He has previously served on the boards of directors of Asset Management Finance Corp., Prandium, Inc., and Scottish Re Group.