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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 Chief Product Actuary, Competitive Analysis / Product Management (Colorado #48195)

Top retirement/investment company looking to hire an an FSA Chief Product Actuary to oversee a team of actuaries that work on client product needs, conduct competitive analysis, and better existing product features. Great candidates should have several years of experience in the financial services industry along with FSA designation, and...

RETAINED Chief Reserving Actuary, Global / Forecasting / ACAS (Illinois #48276)

Global claims and underwriting group seeks skilled actuary to ensure that global reserves systems are adequate in their design, communication of results, people management, and development of quality reserving strategy. Person in this role must be able to communicate findings in understandable ways for an executive audience. You will also...

RETAINED Mergers & Acquisitions Actuary, Strategy (North Carolina #48423)

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, 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)

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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2016: A Year in Review

2016: A Year in Review


With 2016 coming to a rapid close, we – the DW Simpson Retained Search team – took some time to reflect on and discuss the year’s accomplishments, as well as lay out our predictions for the coming year.