Guy Carpenter named Benjamin Keslowitz as US Life Reinsurance Leader

8 December 2020 — Alexandra GUZUN
According to a press release, Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, part of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC) announced the appointment of Benjamin Keslowitz as US Life Leader, with immediate effect.

Mr. Keslowitz will report to Ed Hochberg, Managing Director and Head of Global Risk Solutions and David Rains, Managing Director and Head of the Life, Accident and Health segment at Guy Carpenter.

"Guy Carpenter's Life reinsurance team helps clients increase their overall capital efficiency and leverage numerous opportunities for growth. This team is central to our strategic focus and Ben's appointment demonstrates our continued investment in expanding our capabilities to better serve our clients" coomented Ed Hochberg, Managing Director and Head of Global Risk Solutions at Guy Carpenter.

Mr. Rains said: "Ben is a fantastic addition to our Life reinsurance team. He brings an incredible level of actuarial insight, solution expertise and market experience to the role, enhancing our ability to support our clients as they navigate challenges facing the life insurance industry, including low interest rates, regulatory pressures and the ever-present need for active capital optimization."

During his career, Mr. Keslowitz has held a number of actuarial and strategic roles, including Senior Vice President and Head of Long-Term Life Reinsurance at Sirius Group, Chief Operating Officer and Head Actuary at a startup Bermudian/Caymanian reinsurance company, and Vice President at Prudential Financial. Mr. Keslowitz also co-founded Converge Re II, a Puerto Rico-based reinsurance company.

In this new role, Mr. Keslowitz will benefit from the experience he achieved up to date and will assist clients in the evaluation and execution of structured life and annuity reinsurance transactions, focusing on delivering the full range of the Company's risk and capital solutions to clients and prospects in the life insurance and reinsurance sectors, including strategic advisory and ratings advisory support.

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