Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Pacific Life Insurance Company
University of California, Santa Barbara
B.S., business economics
Mr. Griggs is executive vice president and chief operating officer (COO) of Pacific Life and is responsible for the U.S. retail business. These businesses provide financial advice and develop, distribute, and service income and protection solutions for individuals. The businesses comprise Consumer Markets Division, Workforce Benefits Division, and Pacific Life Fund Advisors, with a focus on growth, innovation, customer strategies, and operational efficiencies. Mr. Griggs is also responsible for the company’s Experience Office, serves on Pacific Life’s Management Committee, and is the CEO of Pacific Select Fund. In addition to his current responsibilities, Mr. Griggs oversaw Pacific Global Asset Management and Pacific Funds from 2016 to 2023.
Prior to serving as COO, Mr. Griggs served as chief financial officer for Pacific Life from 2012 to 2017.
Mr. Griggs joined Pacific Life in 1994 and has held several leadership positions and executive roles in the former Institutional Products Division and the former Retirement Solutions Division.
Prior to joining Pacific Life, Mr. Griggs worked as a certified public accountant with Deloitte & Touche specializing in the insurance and financial services industry.
Pacific Select Fund – Trustee (interested party)
LL Global – Chair of the Board of Directors (Chair 2022 to 2023)
South Coast Repertory – Board of Directors