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Club Vita Appoints Jennifer Haid CEO of International Team
Daniel Ryan and Brian Okupski Named to Board of Directors
NEW YORK – JUNE 16, 2020 – Club Vita, the international leader in longevity data analytics, today announced that Jennifer Haid has joined Club Vita’s international team as Chief Executive Officer. Haid will oversee all facets of Club Vita’s international business including supporting the US, Canadian and UK teams, working from our base in New York. Club Vita has also named Dan Ryan and Brian Okupski to its board. Dan and Brian will provide strategic diretion and guidance to Club Vita’s executive leadership team.
Previously, Haid was vice president Strategic Marketing and Product Development at American International Group in New York City, where she established a new international pension reinsurance capability. Prior to AIG, she worked for EY in New York consulting to the insurance community, and in Toronto at Willis Towers Watson consulting to large multi-nationals on issues related to their pension programs. Haid is a regular speaker and an author of several industry papers, focusing on the measurement and management of retirement risks. She serves on the Society of Actuaries’ Board of Directors, was a founding member of its Longevity Advisory Group and acts as a leader and advocate for Diversity & Inclusion.
Haid commented, “We’re seeing rapid innovation in the longevity space from pension plans, consultants, technology providers, insurers, reinsurers, investment managers and capital markets businesses. It’s an ideal time to join the Club Vita team given its unique position to help support and drive the product development, research and analytics that will make a material difference to financial security for plan members and insured lives across the globe.”
“We’ve been working with our colleagues in the UK since 2015 and the US since 2019, but adding someone with Jenny’s background on the team can help drive further strategic growth and partnerships in Canada while we also focus on research, analytics, delivery to our clients, and contribute to opportunities in new markets. That’s exciting,” said Ian Edelist, Club Vita’s Canadian CEO.
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