Sven Roelandt firstname.lastname@example.org GEB – Generali Employee Benefits Regional Manager WEMEA Sven Roelandt joined the Generali Employee Benefits Network as Area Manager for the Nordics and Benelux back in 2012. He is currently holding the position of Regional Manager with responsibility for the Brussels Regional Office team, which overlooks the WEMEA region. Sven holds a degree in mathematics and physics, but has been active in the field of Employee
Marc Reinhardt email@example.com GEB – Generali Employee Benefits Director – Sales & Distribution Marc has worked with Generali since 1991 in Germany, Italy, and the USA. While in Germany, Marc specialized in Tax and Labor Law as well as actuarial aspects of employee benefit plans for international companies based in Germany. His assignment in Trieste, Italy, focused on the technical aspects of multinational pooling & captive business in the
Vittorio Zaniboni firstname.lastname@example.org GEB – Generali Employee Benefits Chief Technical Officer Vittorio Zaniboni has been working for Generali for almost 20 years. He started his career as a Junior Actuary in the Head Office of Generali in Trieste in 1996. He then joined GEB headquarters in Brussels in 1998 where he pursued a successful career as Actuary, Head of Reinsurance, Chief Actuary, and finally Chief Technical Officer as of
Kristin M. Sampson email@example.com Arthur J. Gallagher Area Vice President, Global HR Services Kristin Sampson has more than 20 years of experience managing global mobility programs to help clients through the process of relocation while staying in compliance and realizing maximum cost efficiencies. Prior to joining Gallagher in 2008, Kristin was responsible for developing and managing Bausch & Lomb’s international relocation and global mobility program and providing hands-on service
As soon as I received the proposal from the Editor be part of the next issue of this magazine, I started wondering: “Coming from Argentina, what kind of article could be interesting enough for a worldwide perspective”. I toyed with many different ideas in my mind, until realized that sharing my latest experience of changing from the consultancy world to the corporate one could turn out to be a universal theme, regardless the market you come from. Thanks to this request, I have started an introspective journey that I would like to share with you. Here we go!
Tim Crockett firstname.lastname@example.org HX global Vice President – Security Tim Crockett is Vice President – Security for HX Global, the US subsidiary of Healix International, a global leader in International Medical, Security and Travel assistance. A native of Hereford, England, Tim became a member of the Royal Marine Commandos in 1990 and went on to join the Special Boat Service in 1992. In 2001 Tim moved into the private
Lance Henderson email@example.com Zurich Global Employee Benefits Solutions Head of Sales and Relationship Management Lance Henderson is based in Minneapolis, USA and Zurich, Switzerland and has over 30 years of experience in employee benefits 25 of them focused on international solutions. Lance joined Zurich in 2011. Prior to joining Zurich, Lance was with Allianz for over 11 years where he was responsible for the Allianz global benefits network in the
Hanno Mijer firstname.lastname@example.org Zurich Insurance Global Head Corporate Life & Pensions (CLP) Hanno joined Zurich Insurance Company Ltd. in 2007. As Global Head Corporate Life & Pensions (CLP) he is responsible for Zurich’s Corporate Life business across all its major markets. Born in the Netherlands, Hanno Mijer began his career with AEGON Insurance in the Netherlands, Eastern Europe and Asia gaining 14 years of experience and holding a number
Chris Mayo email@example.com Willis Towers Watson Head of Global Services and Solutions (non-North America) A member of Towers Watson’s European Leadership Group, Chris Mayo is the Head of Global Services and Solutions (non-North America) at Willis Towers Watson. The Global Services and Solutions (GSS) team includes over 100 consultants operating from France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK who work with local colleagues all around the world
Elin Bredenberg firstname.lastname@example.org Aon Hewitt Performance, Reward and Talent Consultant Elin Bredenberg is a consultant and has three years’ experience within Aon Hewitt’s Performance, Reward and Talent practise in Sweden and the UK. Prior to joining Aon Hewitt Elin worked as a part-time reward analyst at a Swedish consultancy firm while simultaneously pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Economics at Stockholm University, followed by her Master’s degree in Economics of
Rob Paton email@example.com Aon Hewitt Performance, Reward and Talent Leader Rob Paton is a performance, reward and talent leader with Aon Hewitt’s Rewards Advisory practice in London. He has over 18 years of experience partnering with clients to review, develop and implement people and reward strategies and programs. Rob has worked in three of the world’s largest economies – United States, Australia and the United Kingdom – with two
Melissa Wdowik firstname.lastname@example.org Colorado State University Assistant Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition As a registered dietitian for over 20 years, I have a wealth of practical experience in clinical, community, and sports nutrition with audiences of all backgrounds and ages. This has given me skills as a practitioner that allows me to both teach and mentor students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. It also allows me to
Peter Johnson email@example.com Orc International Financial Services Divisional Manager Pete is an experienced Research Director at ORC International with skills in managing qualitative and quantitative research programmes from inception through to insight delivery. He has 18 years of agency experience in delivering research for financial services sector clients and cares deeply about delivering robust research results that are engaging and can be used to drive change in an organization.
Dariush Mozaffarian @Dmozaffarian Tufts University Dean, cardiologist, professor Dariush Mozaffarian is Dean of the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy, and the Jean Mayer Chair and Professor of Nutrition. The only graduate school of nutrition in North America, the Friedman School produces trusted science and real-world impact in nutrition. A board-certified cardiologist and epidemiologist, Dr. Mozaffarian’s research focuses on how diet and lifestyle influence cardiometabolic health and
Chris Rofe firstname.lastname@example.org Lockton Senior Vice President Benefits Chris is one of the founders and leadership Executives of the Benefits practice in the UK. He has been working in the health and risk market as a provider or consultant for 27 years. Chris’ early career was spent in customer service and he remains passionate about providing the best possible service delivery for his clients. Chris has additionally held roles in
Jon Green email@example.com Lockton Senior Vice President Benefits Jon Green previously led the operational management at Buck Consultants and a number of their key consulting relationships. Jon has a broad experience in the health and productivity sector, with expertise developed over a period of 20+ years across insurance, reinsurance and consultancy roles. Jon’s insight, gained across three industry sectors, has given him a determination to simplify customer solutions and help
Mike Tyler firstname.lastname@example.org Lockton Partner – Head of Benefits Benefits Mike Tyler is Head of Lockton International Benefits and Chair of the Global Benefits Leadership Group. He has been in the financial services and pensions business for over 30 years holding senior positions in the industry including Chief Operating Officer with Mercer where he also set up their employee health and group risk business from scratch. More recently he was
Laura Haynes email@example.com University of Connecticut Professor of Immunology Dr. Haynes’s laboratory is interested in how aging influences immune responses, especially to infectious diseases such as influenza and bacterial pneumonia. They investigate the mechanisms involved in specific age-related changes in the immune system. They are also interested in how these changes influence the generation of protective immunity following infection or vaccination. Their goal is to be able to improve
David Healy firstname.lastname@example.org Aetna International Vice President, General Manager for Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) David Healy is the General Manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa for Aetna International, a leading global diversified health insurance and care benefits company David is responsible for expanding the company’s international business in the EMEA region, which includes international health benefits and health management solutions. Before taking on the role of General Manager
Jim Watt email@example.com EPIC Regional President Southwest Jim is responsible for the executive management and leadership of EPIC’s operations in the Southwestern United States. Jim is also a member of EPIC’s Operating Committee. With over 30 years of experience in the design, communication, administration and funding of employee benefit plans for startups to Fortune 1000s, Jim is well versed in the many facets of human resources. His expertise in
Amyn Murji firstname.lastname@example.org Vanderbilt Vaccine Center, Vanderbilt University Ph.D. Student in Microbiology and Immunology Amyn is currently getting his PhD as an experimental immunologist in the department of Microbiology and Immunology at Vanderbilt University through the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center. One aspect of Amyn’s work relates to the application of chemical biology and structural bioinformatics principles to the design of immunogens capable of eliciting protective antibody responses against target antigens.
Ian Setliff email@example.com Vanderbilt Vaccine Center, Vanderbilt University Ph.D. Candidate in Chemical & Physical Biology Ian is a PhD student in the Chemical & Physical Biology program. He received his BS in physics from the University of Richmond where he conducted research in a systems biology laboratory studying signal propagation in genetic networks and cellular behavior under stress. His interests, broadly speaking, are in computational structural immunology and systems
Susan Mathew Panicker firstname.lastname@example.org Associated Insurance Consultants Employee Benefits Manager Susan Mathew Panicker is the Employee Benefits Manager at Associated Insurance Consultants Abu Dhabi, where she oversees Medical, Life, Tenders, Customer Support, Claims Management, Policy administration and Carriers Relationship Management. She has 7 years of experience in the Middle East Insurance field and 2 years of experience in Non-Financial sector. She has experience working for Government Organizations Health Insurance
Thierry Verkest email@example.com Aon Hewitt Partner Thierry Verkest is partner and leading the international retirement practice in Brussels, dedicated to cross border pensions. Thierry has over 25 years of consulting experience. He started his career in Brussels with the former Woodrow Milliman network before joining Hewitt Associates in 2002. Today he is Partner at Aon Hewitt, member of the International Retirement and Investment consulting team since January 2013. Thierry