Chicago, IL – March 31, 2017 – DW Simpson Global Actuarial and Analytics Recruitment has promoted Partner Dave Benton to Chief Human Resources Officer.
As DW Simpson’s CHRO, Benton will oversee all aspects of the company’s human resources management including performance management, employee relations, recruitment, training, benefits, policies, and organizational structure. He originally began his career with DW Simpson in 1996 as a Recruiter.
In 2002, Dave joined CNA in Chicago as a Recruiting Consultant specializing in actuarial hiring. After three years with CNA, Dave joined Ernst & Young as its Experienced Hire Recruiter for the Life & Health and Property & Casualty National Actuarial Practice. Dave re-joined DW Simpson Global Actuarial Recruitment in 2007 as Director – Retained Search Services and was promoted to Senior Director in 2011 and Partner in 2012.
Dave currently serves as DW Simpson’s representative on the International Association of Black Actuaries (IABA) Corporate Advisory Council. Additionally, he has written industry articles such as, The “How-To” of Hiring Top Actuaries published on the SOA’s Riskpertise blog as well as Get Your Offers Accepted, which was published in the Actuary of the Future. Dave has over 20 years of experience in the field.
ABOUT DW SIMPSON
DW Simpson has been specializing solely in the recruitment of actuaries since 1989. We work on an international basis and at all levels of experience, from Actuarial Student to Fellow. This encompasses Actuaries with expertise in Life, Health, Pension, Property & Casualty, and, increasingly, non-traditional areas such as Risk Management, Catastrophe Modeling, Predictive Modeling, Financial Modeling and Analytics. With a professional staff of over 50, we are the largest of the firms who exclusively place Actuaries.