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Industry News Roundup: June 13th – June 24th

New .Insurance Domain Names Become Available Source: Insurance Journal | June 14th, 2016 The internet domain extension reserved for the global insurance industry— .insurance — will become available starting today, June 14, at 8 p.m. ET. The new extension means an independent agency at could potentially also be found...

Industry News Roundup – Week of June 6th, 2016

Federal Reserve Unveils New Proposed Capital Rules for Large Insurers Source: Insurance Journal | June 5, 2016 American International Group Inc. and Prudential Financial Inc.’s new capital rules should reflect the insurance business’s differences from Wall Street banking, the Federal Reserve said in a proposal to limit the chance that...

Body Language Tips for Your Next Job Interview

Are your arms folded across your chest? Do you prefer taking up space at the table? Are you making yourself smaller in your chair? Do you have your legs crossed?The way you sit, gesture, and physically interact with your surroundings during a meeting or interview portrays a powerful image to those you are with.

Industry News Roundup – Week of May 23rd, 2016

Aegon, Transamerica Owner, Sells $4.4B UK Annuity Portfolio to Legal & General Source: Insurance Journal | May 23, 2016 Aegon NV, the Dutch owner of U.S. insurer Transamerica Corp., divested the final 3 billion pounds ($4.4 billion) of annuities from its U.K. portfolio to Legal & General Group Plc. The...

Industry News Roundup – Week of May 16th, 2016

Rules for ‘Too Big to Fail’ Insurance Firms Coming Soon: Fed Official Source: Reuters | May 20, 2016 The Federal Reserve will soon take up rules for insurance companies deemed “too big to fail” intended to head off risks to U.S. financial stability, as well as requirements on how much...

Industry News Roundup – Week of May 9th, 2016

Usage-Based Auto Insurance, Slow at First, Picking Up Speed Source: Insurance Journal | May 12, 2016 Usage-based auto insurance will explode globally in the next seven years, a new industry analysis asserts. IHS Inc.’s IHS Automotive predicts that 142 million customers will sign up globally for the telematics-infused policies by 2023, up...

Industry News Roundup – Week of May 2nd, 2016

Express Scripts Has Plans to Deal with High Drug Prices Source: Insurance Journal | May 2, 2016 Express Scripts Holding Co. plans to introduce several benefit programs aimed at fighting high drug costs, including speeding up how quickly it moves insurer and employer customers to cheaper medicines after sudden price...

Industry News Roundup – Week of April 25th, 2016

Key Florida Players to Highlight Importance of Catastrophe Reinsurance Source: Insurance Journal | April 25, 2016 Although the role of catastrophe reinsurance in a wind exposed region is intuitively obvious to an insurance professional and most insurer rating agencies, the need for transparency, education and open dialogue on this important...

Industry News Roundup – Week of April 18th, 2016

UnitedHealth Tops Expectations, to Leave Some Affordable Care Act Markets Source: The Wall Street Journal | April 19, 2016 UnitedHealth Group Inc. said it would remain in only a very small number of the Affordable Care Act’s marketplaces next year and suggested that it doesn’t currently see a way to...

Recent Jobs & News

Vice President, Actuarial Services (Massachusetts #49913)

Managed care organization has a unique opportunity for a VP level candidate to take on a non-traditional actuarial role that will focus on financial support and analytics (provider measurement, risk arrangements, etc.). Additional information forthcoming. (#49913)

Pension Actuary (California #48872)

Retirement Actuary to be involved in all aspects of Defined Benefit Plans, Cash Balance, Combo Plans, Sole Proprietorship, etc. Must be an Enrolled Actuary and have Small Plan experience. (#48872)

Director, Disability Valuation (Ohio #49911)

Financial services organization is seeking an FSA to oversee Disability Income projects, mainly focused on financial reporting processes. This person will supervise one Actuary and work on building out existing exhibits, analytics, and metrics. Knowledge of AXIS is key, and additional technical […]

2017 Casualty Actuarial Society Annual Meeting

DW Simpson Attendees Patty Simpson Chairman, CEO, & Founder Paquita Laurient Senior Recruiter Browse all of our recruiters.Recruiter Bios Join DW Simpson Join us for the DW Simpson Cocktail Reception at the 2017 CAS Annual Meeting in Anaheim, CA. Where: Mix Lounge [...]

DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment Names Marianne Westphal Partner

Chicago, IL – September 28, 2017 – DW Simpson Global Actuarial and Analytics Recruitment has promoted Marianne Westphal to Partner. Marianne joined DW Simpson in 2003 and was promoted to Senior Manager in 2009, Director in 2010 and Senior Director in 2012. […]

DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment Names Dave Benton Chief Human Resources Officer

DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment Names Dave Benton Chief Human Resources Officer

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, […]