Megann Kellom, FCAS, has been appointed chief operating officer at Tokio Marine HCC–Public Risk Group, a leading provider of insurance solutions for public entities. Kellom has more than 20 years of insurance industry experience. Most recently she served as president of the public entities group at Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions. Previously she held key executive and operational leadership positions including head of national operations, director of corporate affairs and actuarial director at Intact (formerly known as OneBeacon Insurance Group), as well as actuarial roles at Arch, Liberty Mutual and Safeco.
Stacy Blatz, ACAS, has been promoted to associate actuary at Acuity Insurance. Blatz started her Acuity career in June 2016 as an actuarial analyst. She has a bachelor’s degree from Bradley University, where she majored in actuarial science–business and minored in economics.
Michelle Cui, FCAS, has been appointed as actuarial P&C director at Willis Towers Watson (WTW) in its insurance consulting and technology business. In this role, Cui is responsible for contributing to the development of WTW P&C product and service offerings while also serving clients. Cui joined WTW from Zurich North America, where she served as vice president and actuarial director. Her career also includes actuarial and leadership roles at the American Association of Insurance Services and Allstate Insurance Company, specializing in pricing, predictive analytics and product development for both commercial and personal lines. Cui’s experience in both advisory and insurance industry roles will be great assets in bringing value-add business solutions to WTW’s clients.
John Bogaardt, FCAS, MAAA, has been named WCF Insurance’s first chief actuary. Bogaardt was previously the company’s vice president of actuary and business intelligence. In his new role, Bogaardt oversees all actuarial functions for the company, including reserving and pricing practice areas. He has more than 18 years of actuarial experience. Prior to his time at WCF Insurance, Bogaardt was chief actuary of business insurance at Farmers Insurance and held various roles at Zurich Financial Services and Towers Perrin.