Latest appointments, promotions and moves from the actuarial world
Lancashire Insurance has announced the appointment of Ben Readdy as head of capital modelling for the group. He will lead Lancashire's capital modelling with a focus on ERM, Solvency II and Bermuda Solvency II equivalence. Readdy has been with Lancashire in Bermuda since 2010 and was previously a senior manager in PwC's actuarial practice. Prior to that, he worked at Lloyd's of London as part of the franchise performance directorate.
Schroders has announced the appointment of Ian Maybury, who will take up the newly created role of head of solutions management in the multi-asset and portfolio solutions group in April. Prior to joining Schroders, Maybury worked at Redington, where he was co-head of asset liability management & investment strategy.
Paul Macro has been appointed head of defined contribution (DC) in Mercer's UK retirement business. Macro will be responsible for managing Mercer's UK DC consulting team and for growing this part of the UK business. He joins from Towers Watson, where he was a senior consultant, a member of the DC management team and prominent in developing the firm's national DC strategy. Prior to this, Macro worked for Aon Consulting as head of its UK DC propositions.
Martin Sher has formed a new company, SherLutions Ltd, to provide technology advisory, tool implementation and cloud-based solutions to the actuarial community.
The Resolution Group has appointed Karl Chappell as investment principal, responsible for originating and developing investment opportunities across the financial services sector. Chappell was previously director in the insurance solutions and financing group at UBS, and senior manager in Oliver Wyman's financial services practice.
Scott Reid has joined Ageas as head of pricing & reinsurance. He joins the team having held a variety of roles. Reid has in-depth actuarial and reinsurance experience from his time at Aon Benfield, Scor, Gen Re, and Scottish Widows. This knowledge has led him to co-author a number of papers and articles, including looking at the critical illness drivers of trends in mortality and morbidity.
Pitmans Trustees Limited (PTL) has announced the appointment of Kim Nash as a client director in its Reading office. Nash joins from Towers Watson, where she worked as a benefits consultant. She has advised both corporate and trustee clients on statutory actuarial valuations, along with bespoke projects and has experience of a broad range of projects relating to the management of pension schemes.
Punter Southall has appointed Chris Mapp to head its business in Bristol and the West Country. Mapp has 30 years' experience in actuarial consulting and will lead the team in providing advice to employers and pension scheme trustees throughout the region. He previously ran his own consulting business and has worked in senior insurance roles, including heading Bluefin's corporate consulting division in Bristol.
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