Christopher Grady

West Des Moines, United States of America

Executive Vice President & Head of Retail, Athene

Christopher Grady is Executive Vice President and Head of Retail of Athene, where he is responsible for overseeing Athene’s retail annuity business, driving continued growth through the development of strong partnerships. Prior to joining in 2011, Christopher was President of Distribution and Marketing for the Genworth Financial life insurance companies, where he oversaw a diverse, multi-channel sales and marketing organization. Previously, he held senior leadership roles at Merrill Lynch, most recently as Managing Director and National Sales Manager for Merrill's Consumer Finance Group, and was with Mass Mutual before that.

Christopher received a BS from the State University of New York College at Cortland. He has won numerous industry awards.