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Padma Elmgart joins Global Atlantic as Chief Technology Officer

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Global Atlantic Financial Group, a leading U.S.-focused retirement, life insurance and reinsurance company, today announced that Padma Elmgart has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer and Managing Director, effective June 17.

Elmgart’s vast experience in leveraging technology across operational, digital and investment initiatives is strongly aligned with Global Atlantic’s growth objectives. She brings 20 years of industry experience to the company, most recently serving as a senior Chief Information Officer at Deutsche Bank Americas, where she where she lead teams in designing and implementing technology to meet the firm’s business needs and address industry, market and regulatory requirements. Prior to that, she held various investment, risk and technology positions with Barclays Capital/Lehman Brothers, JP Morgan Securities and CitiGroup.

“Padma’s perspective and leadership will be critical in evolving our technology platform to support our growth objectives,” said Gilles Dellaert, Co-President and Chief Investment Officer. “We’re thrilled to welcome her to the team.”

Global Atlantic Financial Group, through its subsidiaries, offers a broad range of retirement, life and reinsurance products designed to help customers address financial challenges with confidence. A variety of options help Americans customize a strategy to fulfill their protection, accumulation, income, wealth transfer and end-of-life needs.

Global Atlantic was founded at Goldman Sachs in 2004 and separated as an independent company in 2013. Its success is driven by a unique heritage that combines deep product and distribution knowledge with leading investment and risk management, alongside a strong financial foundation of $75 billion in assets.


Global Atlantic Financial Group (Global Atlantic) is the marketing name for Global Atlantic Financial Group Limited and its subsidiaries, including Accordia Life and Annuity Company, Commonwealth Annuity and Life Insurance Company, Forethought Life Insurance Company and Global Atlantic Re Limited. Each subsidiary is responsible for its own financial and contractual obligations.