Barry Stowe

Member of the Board of Directors

Nationality: U.S.
Born: 1957

Skills and experience

Barry Stowe has extensive business experience and knowledge gained through executive roles in the insurance industry in North America and Asia. Between 2006 and 2018 he was a member of the board of directors and the group executive committee of Prudential plc. From 2015 to 2018 he served as chairman and CEO of Jackson Holdings Ltd, a subsidiary of Prudential plc, and from 2006 to 2015, as CEO of Prudential Corporation Asia. From 1995 to 2006 he held senior executive positions at American International Group (AIG), including serving as president of AIG Life Companies Accident & Health Worldwide based in Hong-Kong from 2001 to 2006. From 1992 to 1995 he served as president of NISUS, a subsidiary of Pan-American Life Insurance Group. From 1980 to 1992 he held several positions at Willis Corroon Group plc in the U.S., an insurance and reinsurance brokerage services company. He joined the boards of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd and of Zurich Insurance Company Ltd in April 2019.

Committee membership

Audit Committee

Other directorships within the Group

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd

External appointments

Mr. Stowe acts as senior advisor to Prudential plc. He is co-chair of the Retirement Income Institute in Washington, D.C., vice chair of Cheekwood Estate & Gardens in Nashville, Tennessee, and a member of the Tennessee Business Leadership Council.

Educational background

Mr. Stowe has a Bachelor of Arts in politics and classical studies from Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee.


CV Barry Stowe, English

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