Paul Petry was elected to Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company’s Board of Directors in February 1996. Mr. Petry joined Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company in 1995 and became Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer in 2001. He relinquished the title of President in 2012 and retired in 2014 as the CEO. He remained Chairman until April of 2016. He began his insurance career with Connecticut Mutual in 1971 as an actuarial student, moving up to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer by 1988.

Mr. Petry is also a Director for Life Insurance Company of Boston & New York. He is a fellow of the Society of Actuaries, a member of the American Academy of Actuaries, and a chartered life underwriter (CLU). In 2009, he was awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the American Council of Life Insurers.

Mr. Petry graduated from Holy Cross College in 1968 and completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School in 1988. He served as an officer in the United States Coast Guard, including a tour of duty in Vietnam where he was awarded the Navy Commendation Medal.