Ronald S.  Kerr

Ronald S. Kerr

Ron Kerr is Nationwide’s Vice President of Direct Business Planning, Integration and Performance. In this role, he is accountable for driving the establishment of the company’s Direct strategy, conducting long term planning to deliver against that strategy, defining and delivering the customer’s integrated Direct sales and service experiences across Nationwide’s multiple distribution channels and enabling improved organizational performance across the Direct business.Previously, Ron was Nationwide’s Enterprise Chief Internet Officer, accountable for developing the company’s Internet strategy and executing the business and IT efforts necessary to deliver against online P&L targets.Prior to Nationwide, Ron served as Senior Vice President – Internet Director for Retail Products at Wachovia Corp. His responsibilities at Wachovia included the growth in the online self-service and online sales capabilities for all of the company’s retail deposit, lending and investment products. Before Wachovia, he was an executive in the financial services practice of Andersen Consulting, focusing primarily on the retail banking and credit card sectors.Ron earned a bachelors degree in Finance from The Ohio State University and an MBA from The University of Texas.His hobbies and interests include playing the guitar, golf, reading and travel. Ron, his wife, Kathy, and their two children, Spencer and Libby currently reside in Dublin.