Houston Ross

Houston Ross
Chief Operations Officer and Board Member for Czech Republic and Slovakia
NN Life Insurance Company, Ltd.

Houston Ross is Chief Operations Officer and Board Member for Czech Republic and Slovakia (formerly of Japan) at NN pojišťovna a penzijní společnost at NN Life Insurance, Ltd. Houston brings more than a decade of experience in the financial services industry with senior-level roles in insurance operations, investment banking and securities sectors. He manages large and multicultural teams across multiple disciplines and locations, which include Japan, Asia-pacific, the United States, Australia and Europe. He manages 85 internal resources and an annual budget of $36 million. Houston’s efforts at NTT have helped to reduce application development costs by 30 percent.



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