Ricardo Almeida – Contributor Profile
Head of Distribution
As Head of Distribution, Ricardo Almeida is responsible for the development, enhancement and execution of MAXIS GBN strategy globally. His team works with our strategic partners to develop employee benefit solutions for multinational clients across the globe.
Ricardo has worked in the employee benefits industry since 1999. He has been with MAXIS GBN since 2016 as its Americas distribution leader, where he was responsible for the development, enhancement and execution of MAXIS GBN’s strategy for the Americas.
Prior to MAXIS GBN, Ricardo held multiple roles at insurer Alico / AIG, including as Global Pensions Business Development Director. He then successfully transitioned to MetLife after its purchase of Alico and was most recently VP Employee Benefits Leader for Latin America.
Ricardo holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Lander University and an international MBA from the University of South Carolina. Ricardo is originally from Brazil and is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish. He is a frequent speaker at international industry events and is well known among employee benefits brokers, consultants and multinational organisations.