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November 2017

New Opportunities and Achievements

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Career developments

People Corporation named Faizel Alladina senior vice president, product and underwriting. Mr. Alladina is responsible for leading the development and implementation of product and innovation strategies including strategic partnerships, pricing, underwriting, and voice-of-the-customer initiatives across the benefit solutions group.

Laurence Audy is an associate director, client relationships, defined benefit solutions, at Sun Life Financial. Most recently, she was a manager, client relationships, defined benefit solutions. She joined the firm in 2016 from Willis Towers Watson where she was a senior actuarial analyst.

Steve Cohen has been appointed senior vice-president and chief underwriting officer at RSA Canada. He will join RSA during the first quarter of 2018, and will be responsible for head office underwriting, pricing, and reinsurance across both personal and commercial insurance portfolios.

The federal government has appointed Karen Lockridge to its Expert Panel on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Results. Ms. Lockridge is principal, responsible investment at Mercer and was the founding chair of the CIA’s Climate Change and Sustainability Committee.

Philippe Pagé is the Vancouver health office business leader at Mercer. For the past 16 years, he was with Aon, most recently as vice-president and Western operations manager, health and benefits.

Actuaries in the media

Gavin Benjamin was quoted in a CBC news article on protecting pensions.

The Globe and Mail published the article More winners than losers in national pharmacare plan by Robert Brown.

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