Nov/Dec 2019 Comings and Goings

Katherine Antonello, FCAS, has been appointed to executive vice president, chief actuary, at Employers Holdings, Inc. Antonello most recently served as the chief actuary for the National Council on Compensation Insurance.

GEICO has promoted Ashley Schneider, FCAS, to assistant vice-president of the company’s product management division. Schneider began her career at GEICO in 2007 in pricing and product management.

Ken Hawkins, ACAS, has joined Pinnacle Actuarial Resources as a consulting actuary. Hawkins returns to Pinnacle after three years of leading pricing and rate implementation for a regional insurer’s commercial lines products.

Ben Ng, FCAS, has been appointed CEO of AIA Malaysia. Ng joined AIA in 2011. Prior to the current appointment, he was president director of AIA Financial in Indonesia.

Lussier Dale Parizeau has named Michel Laurin, FCAS, president and chief operating officer. For the past 17 years Laurin has worked for Industrial Alliance, including roles as president and chief operating officer.

James Norris, FCAS, has assumed the role of chief actuary at EC3 Brokers U.S. Norris was most recently president of Lapis Resources.

Katey Walker, FCAS, has been appointed to Americas P&C sales and practice leader within the Willis Towers Watson Insurance Consulting and Technology (ICT) business. Walker will also join the Americas ICT leadership team.

Merchants Insurance Group has promoted Sam LaDuca, FCAS, to senior vice president, underwriting, product and actuarial. LaDuca was previously vice president of product management and product development functions.


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