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Biography PhotoMargaret A. Meister
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Margaret Meister is executive vice president and chief financial officer of Symetra Financial Corporation and its insurance subsidiaries. She is responsible for leading the company’s financial operations and strategy, and she serves as a liaison between the company and its board of directors and rating agencies. Ms. Meister has responsibility for Symetra’s Information Technology department, as well as the company’s strategy to further develop the Symetra brand, overseeing marketing, advertising and communications programs.

Ms. Meister joined Symetra in 1988, when she started as an actuarial student. Since then she has held several actuarial positions throughout the company, including chief actuary. She was appointed to her current position in February 2006.

Ms. Meister is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries. She graduated from Whitman College with a bachelor of arts degree in math. She serves on the global board of directors of LIMRA and is a member of the United Way of King County board of directors.

Symetra Financial Corporation Announces New Leadership Roles
Ms. Meister to become president and CEO on Feb. 1, 2018. Read press release.