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Roger w. Crandall

Also Known As Roger Crandall, Crandall Roger W, Crandall R.W.

Chairman, President and CEO, MassMutual Life Insurance Co.

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Roger W. Crandall is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), headquartered in Springfield, Mass. MassMutual has about 5 million customers for whom the company offers $560 billion in life insurance protection. The company has $675 billion in assets under management. 

Crandall first joined MassMutual in 1988 as a real estate investment trainee. In 2000, he joined Babson Capital, a MassMutual subsidiary that was later spun off to Barings. In 2005, Crandall was appointed Chairman of Babson Capital and MassMutual’s Chief Investment Officer, and in 2007 he took on the role of Co-Chief Operating Officer. He was named MassMutual’s President and joined the company’s Board of Directors in 2008, and was named CEO in 2010.

Crandall, a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), is a graduate of the University of Vermont with a bachelor’s degree in Economics. He earned his MBA with honors from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Other Activites

Crandall is a member of the Board of Directors of the Financial Services Roundtable. He serves on the Smithsonian National Board, the American Council of Life Insurers Executive Committee, the Massachusetts Competitive Partnership, the Wharton Board of Leadership Advisors, the University of Vermont Foundation Leadership Council and the Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Board of Trustees.