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RETAINED Chief Insurance Officer (California #48512)

Multi-national market leader seeking credentialed actuary for Chief Insurance Officer. Candidate will lead North American growth of Specialty Line block of business in this highly visible role. Looking for a strategic thinker who is comfortable leading a team and influencing business direction. Must be comfortable interacting with other C-suite executives, both...

Corporate Vice President (Texas #48989)

Qualified Actuary sought for Vice President role to set the strategic direction for Valuation, Financial Reporting, Analysis and Planning as well as the strategic vision for all assumption setting and experience analysis for LTC business.  Must possess strong decision making skills, business acumen, management experience and ability to develop a...

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...

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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Developments & Trends in Life Reinsurance

Developments & Trends in Life Reinsurance


By: Julie Garwood, Manager and KC Cho, Partner, DW Simpson As seen in the property and casualty reinsurance industry, low interest rates and alternative capital are making an impact in the life reinsurance market. The soft reinsurance market has been and continues […]

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 Welcomes Lisa Winding, Senior Recruiting Coordinator


Chicago, IL – April 4, 2017 – We are excited to announce that Lisa Winding is joining the DW Simpson family as Senior Recruiting Coordinator. In this key role, she will be a liaison between internal recruiting teams and DW Simpson’s clients […]

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, […]