Jan/Feb 2018 Comings and Goings

Seth Ruff, FCAS, was recently appointed partner and head of reinsurance solutions at TigerRisk Partners. Ruff joins TigerRisk from Swiss Re, where he spent 17 years, most recently as president of U.S. P&C Core Partners Group and president of Swiss Re Underwriters Agency, Inc. Ruff began his insurance industry career as an actuarial consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

RSA Canada has appointed Steve Cohen, FCAS, to the newly created role of senior vice president and chief underwriting officer. Prior to joining RSA, Cohen was the executive director, personal lines, with Aviva Canada where he was responsible for personal lines pricing, underwriting and product development, as well as broker quality assurance.

Matt Sondag, FCAS, has joined Wise F&I in the role of actuary, director of contractual risk management. Sondag has over 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry working in roles responsible for projecting loss costs, forecasting claim payments and delivering documentation of business results to risk partners.

Turab Hussain, ACAS, CERA, has been appointed to the position of chief risk and actuarial officer at PartnerRe Ltd. Hussain has more than 20 years’ experience in the insurance and reinsurance industries. Hussain will join PartnerRe from The Hartford Financial Services Group, where he has served as chief insurance risk officer since 2014.

Mary Jo Kannon, ACAS, MAAA, has joined Huggins Actuarial Services Inc. as a consulting actuary. Kannon has over 25 years of experience in a wide variety of traditional and nontraditional actuarial services, including reserve estimation and risk management diagnostics for self-insureds, reinsurance pricing and commutations, and claims predictive modeling.


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