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Securian Financial

Suzette Huovinen, FSA, CFA, CERA

Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Premier Life

Suzette is CEO for Canadian Premier Life and Canadian Premier General Insurance Companies, a strategic subsidiary of Securian Financial. Her responsibilities include development and execution of the strategy for Securian Financial’s Canadian insurance entities.


Since joining Securian Financial in 1997, Suzette has held various managerial positions within the 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, vice president in 2017, and promoted to her current position in 2019. 


  • 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 3-2022