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RETAINED Chief Actuary, Pricing / Reserving / Predictive Modeling (Minnesota #48004)

P&C Mutual insurance company seeks a Chief Actuary to assist in driving profitability and growth. The ideal candidate will have a background in pricing, reserving, and predictive modeling. (#48004)

RETAINED Mergers & Acquisitions Actuary, Strategy (North Carolina #47235)

Private equity holding firm in the Southeast seeks an FSA with strong Mergers & Acquisitions experience in the life sector. This high visibility role will work directly with the firm’s top management in analyzing and structuring deals for the acquisition of insurance companies and/or blocks of business. Must have stellar...

RETAINED Consulting Actuary, Bid Filings / Medicare / Medicaid (Washington #47608)

We have been retained by one of the world’s largest actuarial consulting firms to identify a talented Health Actuary, who will support their clients with year-end actuarial opinions. There will be very minimal travel in this role, and a variety of opportunities to work on additional projects surrounding Medicaid, ACA, Provider...

RETAINED Chief Actuary, Commercial Lines / Pricing / Predictive Modeling (Minnesota #47952)

Financially stable and fast-growing mutual holding company seeks a Chief Actuary for a dual role, consisting of both traditional actuarial responsibilities such as pricing, reserving, and serving as Appointed Actuary, and data analytics, such as predictive modeling, business intelligence, and helping shape the data warehouse. Seeking leaders who are creative...

RETAINED Chief Actuary, VP / Healthcare (Connecticut #48220)

Successful and rapidly growing New England health insurance carrier seeks a Chief Actuary with FSA/ASA designation to play a significant role in the financial success of the company, including leading the company into new and emerging markets. (#48220)

RETAINED Director, Actuarial and Underwriting (Michigan #47955)

Dental carrier in the Midwest looking to hire on an FSA designated Actuary to oversee actuarial and underwriting actions and advise executives on short and long term risk objectives and policies. Manage the budgeting, strategic planning, and rate filings. MAAA and FSA desired along with strong knowledge of insurance industry...

RETAINED Assistant Lead, Life Insurance Group (Virginia #46797)

Global leader in business process management and technology services looking for a Life FSA to work closely with the Lead Actuary to build out their US life insurance group. In this role you will work closely with leadership both in the US and India on transformation/process improvements. (#46797)

Romancing the Retainer

By: Bob Morand President and Managing Partner A retained search is equivalent to taking a personal relationship to the next level. Sure, you’ve played the field (contingent search) for a good amount of time; however, you’re now at a point where you want to get serious. You want to settle...

Why Choose a Retained Search?

Most of the positions that are filled by recruiters are posted on a contingent basis. In many situations, employers see value in working with multiple firms and paying a recruitment fee only when they hire a candidate presented by one of the firms. Based on intuition, it would be easy...

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