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Northwestern Mutual Appoints David Gordon to Chief Technology Officer

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 14, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwestern Mutual today announced the appointment of David Gordon to the role of Chief Technology Officer. In his role, Gordon will oversee all software development for the company's customer experience, digitally-enabled products and corporate solutions. He will also be responsible for software engineering to accelerate delivery of Northwestern Mutual's business performance and ensure customer satisfaction. Gordon will serve on the company's enterprise leadership team and will report to Christian Mitchell, executive vice president and chief customer officer.

"Dave's impressive track record of leading technology transformation will help drive execution excellence in this role," said Mitchell. "His leadership and oversight of the engineering team will ensure Northwestern Mutual continues to be on pace to be the most powerful digital engine in financial services, enabling a best-in-class customer experience."

Gordon brings a depth and breadth of experience to the role, highlighted by executive leadership positions responsible for technology strategy, digital transformation, product-based modernization, advanced data solutions, and IT Risk and Compliance. 

Gordon most recently served as Chief Technology and Data Officer with USAA Federal Savings Bank, a fully digital bank. Other notable financial services roles have included U.S. Chief Technology and Operations officer with BMO Harris Bank, and credit card divisional CIO and Head of IT Operations with Capital One.

Gordon holds a MBA from the University of Richmond and a bachelor's degree in computer science from Indiana University.

About Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual has been helping people and businesses achieve financial security for more than 165 years. Through a holistic planning approach, Northwestern Mutual combines the expertise of its financial professionals with a personalized digital experience and industry-leading products to help its clients plan for what's most important. With more than $561 billion in combined company and client assets, $34 billion in revenues, and $2.1 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to nearly five million people with life, disability income and long-term care insurance, annuities, and wealth and investment management services. Northwestern Mutual ranked 97 on the 2022 FORTUNE 500 and was recognized by FORTUNE® as one of the "World's Most Admired" life insurance companies in 2022.

Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (NM), Milwaukee, WI (life and disability insurance, annuities, and life insurance with long-term care benefits) and its subsidiaries. Subsidiaries include Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC (NMIS) (investment brokerage services), broker-dealer, registered investment adviser, member FINRA and SIPC; the Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company® (NMWMC) (investment advisory and services), federal savings bank; and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company (NLTC) (long-term care insurance). Not all Northwestern Mutual representatives are advisors. Only those representatives with "Advisor" in their title or who otherwise disclose their status as an advisor of NMWMC are credentialed as NMWMC representatives to provide investment advisory services.

SOURCE Northwestern Mutual

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