Chief Risk Officer
Chet Ragavan serves as chief risk officer for ING U.S. He is responsible for overseeing the enterprise-wide and business-level risk monitoring and management program for ING U.S. His responsibilities include managing the framework for measuring, controlling, hedging and pricing risk, as well as compliance with all global financial reporting standards for the company.
Ragavan joined ING U.S. Investment Management (ING U.S. IM) in April 2008 as chief risk officer. Prior to joining ING U.S., he served as managing director, co-head of the Portfolio Analytics Group for BlackRock Solutions following its merger with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers. He began his career at Merrill Lynch in 1980 and has held a number of senior investment and risk management positions within its various subsidiaries.
Ragavan has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in management science from Madurai University, and a Master of Business Administration in finance from the University of Madras, both in India. He also earned a Master of Science degree in computer science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.
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