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Suzette Huovinen, FSA, CFA, CERA

Senior Vice President, and President and CEO of Securian Asset Management

As the leader of our primary investment management subsidiary, Suzette oversees our asset management, Pension Risk Transfer and investment product areas.


Since joining Securian Financial in 1997, Suzette has held various managerial positions within our Corporate Tax and Corporate Actuarial departments, including risk management, modeling and financial reporting.

She was named second vice president in 2013, appointed chief actuary and chief risk officer in 2015 and vice president in 2017. She was promoted to senior vice president in 2019 when she was named CEO for Canadian Premier Life Insurance Company and Canadian Premier General Insurance Company, our Canadian insurance company subsidiaries. While there, she successfully led the development and execution of our Canadian growth strategies for three years before moving back to our home office to lead our strategic finance and transformation initiatives before assuming her current position.


  • Bachelor’s degree, Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota


  • Fellow, Society of Actuaries (FSA)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst (CERA)


Suzette serves as board chair for the Minnesota Children's Museum.

DOFU 10-2022