Eric Henderson is Senior Vice President of Nationwide Financial’s Individual Products and Solutions business segment. He was elected to this position in October 2011, making him accountable for the financial health of Nationwide’s individual annuity and life segments representing more than $108 billion in assets and reserves, and $226 billion of insurance in-force.
In this position, Eric is responsible for all aspects of the life and annuity segments, including product innovation, executing strategic initiatives, driving strategic positioning and product development, managing profitability and overseeing business operations.
Prior to his current role, Eric was Senior Vice President of the Individual Investments (annuity) Group. He began his career at Nationwide as an Actuarial Assistant in 1985 and spent much of his career as an actuary in Individual Annuities. Since that time, Eric has held positions of increasing responsibility, including Senior Actuarial Officer for both Retail Sales Support and Individual Variable Annuities, Vice President and Product Manager for Individual Variable Annuities and Income Products, and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Individual Investments Group.
Eric earned both his master’s and bachelor’s degrees in mathematics from The Ohio State University and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries. Eric also serves as a board member on the LL Global Board and the BalletMet Board of Trustees.