Fri, March 9, 2018
Conference Speaker Title(s)
Former Chairman and CEO, Penn Mutual; Director, Quaker Chemical, The South Chester Tube Company, CSS Industries
Robert E. Chappell was the Chairman of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, a mutual life insurance company providing life insurance and annuity products, from January 1997 to June 2013 when he retired; its Chief Executive Officer from April 1995 to February 2011; and its President from January 2008 to March 2010.
Mr. Chappell has significant experience as a leader and director of multiple publicly-held and privately-held companies. A former director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, he currently serves as a director of the Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR), where he is the Chairman of the Governance Committee and is a member of the Executive Committee. He also serves on the boards of privately-held South Chester Tube Company, publicly-held CSS Industries and as a trustee of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company.
Mr. Chappell served in the United States Army from 1966 to 1969. He earned an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1971 and graduated in Chemistry from the Gettysburg College in 1966.