Donald McNees Partner, Insurance Stamford, CT Jeffrey Rieder Partner, Head of Insurance Cincinnati, OH Roopank Chaudhary Partner, APAC Insurance, Head of India Mumbai, India Charlie Gall Associate Partner, Insurance Cincinnati, OH Joshua Bewlay Associate Partner, Insurance Stamford, CT Liz Snyder Associate Partner, Insurance Cincinnati, OH Tomoyuki Yamashita Associate Partner, APAC Executive Compensation, Head of Japan Tokyo, Japan Bill Lang Director, Insurance Cincinnati, OH Bonnie Walker Director, Life Company Business Development Cincinnati, OH Brad Stegman Director, Insurance Cincinnati, OH Ken Hutchens Director, Insurance Cincinnati, OH Pratik Rathore Director, Insurance Compensation London, UK Vamsi Srinivas Director, APAC Financial Technology Dubai, UAE × Donald McNees Partner, Insurance Stamford, CT 1.203.602.1246 email@example.com Donald McNees has over 20 years of experience in relationships with senior management, works to enhance growth and improve performance at some of the world’s largest financial institutions. Don advises clients on market share, target operating models, performance benchmarking, and organization effectiveness to achieve their business objectives. And, he oversees forecasting analytics with the objective of providing client management with market guidance for future planning and budgeting. Don is a frequent speaker at industry conferences including American Banker, Bank Marketing Association, Society of Actuaries, and Retirement Income Industry Association meetings. He has published articles and been quoted on growth, organization effectiveness, and customer relationship management trends in the Wall Street Journal, Businessweek, American Banker, Best’s Review, BAI Strategies, Bank Systems and Technology, and The Street.com. Prior to joining McLagan, Don was a Principal and Owner in the financial services consulting practice of Deloitte. In addition, he was previously a Partner with Towers Perrin where he provided leadership for their financial services industry vertical and was on the Executive Committee of Tillinghast. Don received an M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and a B.A. from the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. × Jeffrey Rieder Partner, Head of Insurance Cincinnati, OH 1.513.746.2400 firstname.lastname@example.org Jeffrey Rieder has served as President of Ward Group since 2005. He has significant experience in the insurance industry with expertise in the property-casualty and life, health, and annuity segments. Since joining Ward Group in 1998, Jeff has worked on over 350 projects at numerous regional, national and international insurance companies to evaluate operational performance and identify successful business practices. Jeff is a frequent speaker at insurance industry conferences on a diverse range of subjects, including: claims operations, human resources, information technology, agency management, distribution system analysis, expense benchmarking, and industry trends. Jeff leads the firm's annual analysis of the financial performance of U.S. property-casualty and life-health insurance companies to identify the fifty top performers in each segment. Recognition as a member of Ward’s 50 Top Performers is one of the insurance industry's distinct achievements. Jeff, a Certified Public Accountant, is CPCU and CLU certified and holds a B.S. in Accounting and International Business Certification from the University of Cincinnati. × Joshua Bewlay Associate Partner, Insurance Stamford, CT 1.203.602.1296 email@example.com Joshua Bewlay is an Associate Partner in McLagan’s Global Insurance practice. He leads the Reward team that manages the firm’s insurance compensation surveys for the Property-Casualty, Specialty, Global Reinsurance, Life & Annuity, and Insurance & Reinsurance Brokerage industries. In addition, the team provides consulting services to Boards of Directors and management for both executive and broad-based compensation and incentive plan design. Josh also is responsible for building out Ward Group’s capabilities in benchmarking the insurance operations of Global Specialty Insurance and Reinsurance companies. This team helps carriers identify opportunities to be more efficient in running their companies. Josh has more than ten years of experience in compensation consulting, working on projects in various industries. He has worked with Boards and senior management on all aspects of executive and Director compensation, including peer group analysis, base, short-, and long-term incentive plans, as well as the design and setting of performance metrics and goals. Prior to entering the consulting field, Josh worked in the insurance industry for more than 15 years, first as an underwriter with an excess and surplus lines insurance/reinsurance company, then with a national retail broker. He ultimately directed a team of excess casualty brokers in the design and placement of commercial umbrella limits in the global insurance market. Joshua holds a B.A. in Political Science from Trinity College in Hartford, CT and an M.B.A. from Cornell University. × Roopank Chaudhary Partner, APAC Insurance, Head of India Mumbai, India +91224034500 firstname.lastname@example.org Roopank Chaudhary is a Partner with Aon Hewitt and the India Head for McLagan. He is also the Regional Insurance Head for McLagan for Asia Pacific. Roopank manages key client relationships with Financial Institutions including multinational/investment banks, private sector banks, public sector banks, insurance and asset management companies, non-banking financial companies, and financial services conglomerates for Aon Hewitt. He is responsible for client development for all of Aon’s solutions including rewards, engagement, talent & performance, HR technology as well as leadership consulting for the FI industry. His key solution areas include rewards strategy, structuring and benchmarking, job description & evaluation, organization structuring, employee engagement, and HR set up. He has worked with clients in India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Mauritius, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, and the Middle East. He is also the editor of the Aon Hewitt Total Rewards Quarterly (TRQ) Magazine, a quarterly publication showcasing thought leadership and trends in the Rewards Consulting space in India. Roopank has authored various articles and shared perspectives on management issues in leading Indian media publications like Business Standard, Business Today, Huffington Post, Business Insider etc. and regularly contributes white papers and articles on HR. He also partners with leading industry forum as a thought leader, and is a speaker in several annual seminars and HR forums. Prior to his tenure at Aon Hewitt, Roopank spent four years in Retail and Corporate Banking. He was an Asst. Vice President in the Corporate & Investment Bank at HSBC in Delhi managing a portfolio of large Indian private sector corporates as well as key MNC clients. He has a M.B.A. from Indian Institute of Management, Indore, a Bachelor in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi and a Post Graduate Degree in Journalism from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication. × Charlie Gall Associate Partner, Insurance Cincinnati, OH 1.513.746.2406 email@example.com Charlie Gall is responsible for heading major client engagements and overall leadership of insurance operational benchmarking programs in North America, including Core Enterprise Operations and Claims and Information Technology benchmarking. Charlie has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, working with over 100 insurance companies throughout the United States and Canada. He has expertise in both the property-casualty and the life, health and annuity segments. Throughout his career, Charlie has directed numerous consulting projects covering a diverse range of operational performance, expense benchmarking and project management. Prior to joining Ward Group, he served as Project Manager and Controller for Liberty Mutual and in the corporate Finance departments at Great American Insurance Company. Charlie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Cincinnati. × Bill Lang Director, Insurance Cincinnati, OH 1.513.746.2412 firstname.lastname@example.org Bill Lang leads client benchmarking engagements in the U.S. and Canada, including Core Enterprise Operations, and Claims and Information Technology benchmarking. Since joining Ward Group in 2001, Bill has led numerous benchmarking and consulting projects at property-casualty and life, health and annuity insurance companies throughout the United States and Canada. In addition to leading and supporting client engagements, Bill was extensively involved in the development, testing, and launch of Ward Group's benchmarking applications. Prior to joining the Ward Group, Bill worked in the internal audit department for the Union Central Life Insurance Company. Bill holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting from the University of Cincinnati. He has earned the Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) designation from LOMA. × Liz Snyder Associate Partner, Insurance Cincinnati, OH 1.949.485.6274 liz.snyder@WardInc.com Liz Snyder leads client benchmarking and compensation design engagements in the U.S. and Canada. These assignments include Core Enterprise Operations (CEO), Claims and Information Technology benchmarking, and broad-based base pay and incentive compensation benchmarking and design. Liz has extensive experience leading a wide range of client projects covering an array of insurance segments and other industries. Her scope of work includes project management, job analysis, questionnaire design and automation, career path development, compensation structure design and analysis, market pricing, wage and hour compliance and training, incentive design, and systemic compensation, staffing, and expense benchmarking. Liz joined Aon Hewitt, the parent company of McLagan and the Ward Group, in 1997. Prior to joining, she worked as an attorney advising insurance companies in employment, subrogation, real estate, and construction litigation. Liz received a B.A. in Political Science and Statistics from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from the University of Southern California. × Brad Stegman Director, Insurance Cincinnati, OH 1.513.746.2402 email@example.com Brad Stegman is a Director within Ward Group and has served at the firm since the company was founded in 1991. He is responsible for the systems design and development of Ward Group applications and technological infrastructure. Brad has extensive experience in applications design, development and implementation, systems analysis, process reengineering and financial modeling. His team has supported over 1,000 benchmarking and consulting projects at property-casualty and life, health and annuity insurance companies throughout the United States and Canada. Brad holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Cincinnati. × Vamsi Srinivas Director, APAC Financial Technology Dubai, UAE +971(4) 389-6300 vamsi.Srinivas@mclagan.com Vamsi Srinivas helps clients around performance, reward, and organizational design. He manages key client relationships across various financial institutions across the Middle East and Africa. Vamsi has led projects across both broad-based and executive remuneration. He specializes in the design of incentive arrangements, performance management, share-based plans, and job family modeling. He has also worked extensively on organizational design and productivity. Prior to joining McLagan, Vamsi was a Group Reward Lead with the National Bank of Abu Dhabi and a Senior Consultant with the Hay Group based in the Middle East. Vamsi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Delhi University and an M.B.A. from XLRI, Jamshedpur. He is also a ‘Certified Executive Compensation Professional’ (CECP) from WorldatWork. × Tomoyuki Yamashita Associate Partner, APAC Executive Compensation, Head of Japan Tokyo, Japan +813 4589 4349 firstname.lastname@example.org Tomoyuki Yamashita is an Associate Partner and Head of McLagan Japan, responsible for McLagan Japan’s overall consulting services and compensation survey businesses. He provides integrated advice for various Japan based financial institutions on performance and reward, executive compensation, financial productivity benchmarking, short-term & long-term incentive design, etc. He joined the firm in 2012 and became Head of Japan in 2015. Before joining McLagan, he was with Goldman Sachs in Japan for eight years where he was a Vice President in the Investment Banking Division, responsible for advising clients on M&A transactions and Equity/Debt Offerings. Prior to his work with Goldman Sachs, he was with Towers Perrin (currently Willis Towers Watson) as an Executive Compensation consultant, and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi (currently Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ). He earned his B.A. in Business Administration from Hitotsubashi University and is a Certified Public Accountant in Japan. × Pratik Rathore Director, Insurance Compensation London, UK email@example.com × Ken Hutchens Director, Insurance Cincinnati, OH 1.513.746.2424 firstname.lastname@example.org Ken Hutchens leads client benchmarking engagements in the U.S. and Canada, including CEO (Core Enterprise Operations), claims, and information technology benchmarking. He has led a wide range of benchmarking projects for property-casualty and life-health insurers in both the United States and Canada. Ken has over 15 years of experience in the insurance and financial services industries. Throughout his career, he has performed over 70 benchmarking and consulting engagements for a diverse group of insurance companies. Prior to joining the firm, Ken worked in consulting at PricewaterhouseCoopers and AXA Equitable. Ken holds a bachelors of Science degree in accounting and finance from Miami University. × Bonnie Walker Director, Life Company Business Development Cincinnati, OH 1.615.885.0928 email@example.com Bonnie Reagan Walker is the Director of Life Company Business Development of our benchmark program and advisory services. With 25+ years in the industry, Bonnie’s focus has been benchmarking the last 15 years, resulting in deep industry relationships and knowledge of what makes benchmarking effective. Her high regard for the value this industry provides and for its people combine into her passionate commitment to contribute to the industry’s well-being with survival and thriving tools. Prior to benchmarking, Bonnie was dedicated to Business Transformation through technology. For most of her benchmarking years, her work was with the individual life and annuity lines of business with Deloitte Consulting; she joined Aon in 2015 and is pleased to now work with all life lines of business. Bonnie is a Fellow in the Life Management Institute and is degreed in Communications from the University of Illinois C-U.