USAA CEO to Retire in 2015
February 25, 2014—Maj. Gen. Josue “Joe” Robles Jr., president and CEO of the United Services Automobile Association (USAA), recently announced that he will retire from USAA in the first quarter of 2015.
After serving on the USAA Board of Directors from 1990 to 1994 while on active duty, Robles joined the company in 1994 as CFO and controller.
According to the USAA, Robles has been instrumental in expanding USAA membership eligibility to all who have ever served in the U.S. military and their eligible family members.
“Joe is one of the most effective, caring and enlightened leaders I’ve ever known, and the board is grateful to him for USAA’s many accomplishments during his tenure as CEO,” said Gen. Lester Lyles, USAA chairman of the board. “We’re also very grateful to Joe for giving us the benefit of having a full year to select his successor and manage a smooth transition. The board of directors has long had a succession plan in place, which includes a comprehensive internal and external search for USAA’s next CEO. We expect to announce our selection by the end of 2014.”