William Wheeler

William J. Wheeler is a Vice Chairman of Athene Holding Ltd. Previously he served as President of Athene from 2015 to 2022.

Prior to joining Athene, Mr. Wheeler was President of the Americas group for MetLife Inc., where he oversaw the insurance and retirement business in the United States and Latin America. Previously, Mr. Wheeler had been Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at MetLife. Prior to joining MetLife, Mr. Wheeler was an investment banker at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. 

Mr. Wheeler has an A.B. from Wabash College, where he is now a member of the board of trustees, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He also serves on the boards of Venerable Holdings Inc. and the American Council of Life Insurers.

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