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Great-West Lifeco’s global headquarters is pictured in Winnipeg.
Great-West Lifeco’s global headquarters is pictured in Winnipeg.
(JOHN WOODS/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Great-West taps its Putnam chief to lead U.S. operations

Insurance and investments company Great-West Lifeco Inc. is promoting a leader from within to chief executive officer of its U.S. business arm.

Investment veteran Robert Reynolds steps in as head of Great-West Lifeco U.S. Inc. The position puts Mr. Reynolds in charge of Denver-based Great-West Financial and Boston-based Putnam Investments, where he was already president. Mr. Reynolds replaces current U.S. CEO Mitchell Graye, who will retire in May.