William Wheeler

New York, United States of America

Vice Chairman, Athene

William J. Wheeler has served as Athene’s Vice Chairman since April 2022. Prior to assuming his current role, William served as President beginning in 2015. He provides strategic advice to the Company’s senior management as the Company executes its plan for future growth. Prior to joining, William was President of the Americas group for MetLife Inc. (“MetLife”) where he oversaw the insurance and retirement business in the United States and Latin America. Previously, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at MetLife. Prior to joining MetLife, and an investment banker at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette before that.

William has an AB from Wabash College, where he is now a member of the board of trustees, and a MBA from Harvard Business School. He currently serves on the boards of Evercore Inc., Athora Holding Ltd. and VA Capital Company LLC.