Jeffrey Hay, FCAS, has been appointed to senior director, consulting services with Willis Towers Watson’s insurance consulting and technology practice. Hay joins Willis Towers Watson after a 13-year tenure at The Hartford.
Kathryn Walker, FCAS, CSPA, has also been appointed to senior director, consulting services with Willis Towers Watson’s insurance consulting and technology practice. Walker was previously a consulting actuary for predictive analytics at Pinnacle Actuarial Resources.
Ken Williams, FCAS, has joined the Casualty Actuarial Society as its staff actuary. Prior to joining the CAS, Williams served as actuarial manager at COUNTRY Financial Insurance Company, a role he held since 2005.
Daniel Merk, FCAS, has been promoted to executive vice president and CEO of Rural Mutual. Merk began his tenure at Rural in 2009. Prior to that, he worked 20 years at Sentry Insurance.
Michael Belfatti, FCAS, has been retained at Searchlight Capital Partners as senior advisor. Prior to joining Searchlight, Belfatti served as COO at Greenlight Re.
Mark D. Lyons, ACAS, has been promoted to chief financial officer at AIG. Lyons joins AIG from Arch Capital Group, Ltd., where he served as executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer since 2012.
Michael Kerner, FCAS, has joined Munich Reinsurance America as CEO for Munich Re Specialty Insurance. He brings more than 30 years’ experience in the global reinsurance market to Munich.