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 Liz Snyder Associate Partner, Insurance Remote - California Tomoyuki Yamashita Associate Partner, APAC Executive Compensation, Head of Japan Tokyo, Japan Vamsi Srinivas Associate Partner, APAC Financial Technology Dubai, UAE 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 Masahiro Kuroda Director, Markets & Investment Banking, Insurance Tokyo, Japan Pratik Rathore Director, Insurance, Consumer Banking London, UK × 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, working 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. He also 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 served 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 Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking 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 most 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. × Roopank Chaudhary Partner, APAC Insurance, Head of India Mumbai, India +91224034500 email@example.com Roopank Chaudhary is a partner with Aon and is part of the India leadership team, serving as head of India for McLagan. He is also McLagan’s regional insurance head 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. 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 financial services industry. His key solution areas are 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 Aon’s Rewards and Talent Quarterly (ARTq) 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. Additionally, he 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, Roopank spent four years in retail and corporate banking. He was an assistant 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. Roopank 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 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 Benchmarking, Charlie served as project manager and controller for Liberty Mutual and in the corporate finance departments at Great American Insurance Company. Charlie holds a B.S. in accounting from the University of Cincinnati. × Bill Lang Director, Insurance Cincinnati, OH 1.513.746.2412 email@example.com Bill Lang leads client benchmarking engagements in the U.S. and Canada, including core enterprise operations, claims, and information technology. Since joining Ward Benchmarking 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 the firm’s benchmarking applications. Bill previously worked in the internal audit department for the Union Central Life Insurance Company. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting from the University of Cincinnati, and has earned the Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) designation from LOMA. × Liz Snyder Associate Partner, Insurance Remote - California 1.949.793.1911 firstname.lastname@example.org Liz Snyder is an associate partner and part of McLagan’s global insurance and rewards teams, leading compensation design engagements across the firm to help clients build customized rewards and human capital strategies that support each firm’s unique business requirements. Liz has extensive experience leading client projects in an array of insurance segments and other industries. Her scope of work includes project management, compensation philosophy, job architecture and analysis, career path development, compensation structure design and analysis, market pricing, wage and hour compliance and training, incentive design, performance management, and systemic pay equity evaluation. She also has worked with senior management on all aspects of executive and director compensation, including peer group analysis, base, short- and long-term incentive plans, and the design and setting of performance metrics and goals. As a recognized industry thought leader, Liz has authored numerous articles and whitepapers and presented at industry conferences and roundtables. She is a member of World at Work and the Orange County Compensation and Benefits Association. Prior to joining Aon, the parent company of McLagan, Liz worked as an attorney advising 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 Benchmarking and has served at the firm since the company was founded in 1991. He is responsible for the systems design and development of Ward Benchmarking 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 Associate Partner, 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 for 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 overall consulting services and compensation survey businesses in the region. 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, Tomoyuki was with Goldman Sachs in Japan for eight years, where he served as 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, Consumer Banking London, UK +44 (0)20 7086 5232 email@example.com Pratik is a director at McLagan and heads the insurance and retail banking reward practice for the UK and Europe. Additionally, he has led McLagan's digital initiative at a global level for the past couple of years. Pratik brings a total of 18 years of work experience with 12+ years at Aon and is responsible for both the reward and talent practices. Pratik has rich experience across various aspects of human resources including rewards strategy, pay design, incentive design, compensation practices benchmarking, leadership development, and engagement. He has also managed multiple large merger & acquisition assignments. Pratik has a masters in human resources from XLRI Jamshedpur. × 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 for the last 15 years, resulting in deep industry relationships and knowledge of what makes benchmarking effective. For most of her benchmarking years, Bonnie worked with individual life and annuity lines of business for Deloitte consulting. After joining Aon in 2015, she is pleased to serve all life lines of business. Prior to benchmarking, Bonnie was dedicated to business transformation through technology. Bonnie is a Fellow in the Life Management Institute and has a degree with honors in communications from the University of Illinois C-U. × Masahiro Kuroda Director, Markets & Investment Banking, Insurance Tokyo, Japan +813 4589 4346 firstname.lastname@example.org Masahiro primarily holds client relationship management responsibilities with major international and domestic institutions in Japan, focusing on the banking and capital markets and insurance sectors. Since joining the firm in 2007, Masahiro has been responsible for coordinating the overall compensation survey operation for the APAC region and holds direct responsibility for Japan and Korea surveys. He is also responsible for the benefits study conducted in Japan. Masahiro graduated from Gettysburg College, receiving a B.A. in mathematics and economics.