Sponsors & Exhibitors
ICA 2014 appreciates the support of its sponsors. For details on how your firm may join the select list of firms below, see the ICA 2014 Sponsorship Prospectus.
DW Simpson Global Actuarial Recruitment
DW Simpson Global Actuarial Recruitment specializes in the placement of Actuaries. Established in 1989, we work on an international basis and at all levels of experience from Actuarial Student to Fellowship. This encompasses actuaries with expertise in Life, Health, Pension, and Property & Casualty. We have a professional staff of 60 and are the largest firm exclusively placing actuaries.
Our mission is to be the premier executive recruiting firm specializing in the placement of actuaries and risk professionals; to be recognized for the service, integrity and forthrightness that the firm brings to each business relationship; and to be willing at all times to sacrifice short-term gain for the long-term good and prosperity of our clients, our candidates and, as a result, our organization as well.
Milliman is among the world's largest independent actuarial and consulting firms. Founded in 1947 as Milliman & Robertson, the company currently has 54 offices in key locations worldwide. Milliman employs more than 2,500 people. The firm has consulting practices in healthcare, employee benefits, property & casualty insurance, life insurance and financial services. Milliman serves the full spectrum of business, financial, government, union, education and nonprofit organizations. For further information, visit milliman.com.
RGA Reinsurance Company
Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (RGA) is a global leader in the life reinsurance industry, with approximately $2.8 trillion of life reinsurance in force as of March 31, 2012. From its world headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A. and operations in 25 countries, RGA provides clients with expert solutions in individual life reinsurance, individual living benefits reinsurance, group reinsurance, health reinsurance, facultative underwriting, product development and financial solutions.
Through decades of steady growth, RGA has become one of the world's most highly respected reinsurers, recognized for its superior risk management expertise, innovative product design, and dedicated client focus. Recently RGA was named "Best Overall Life Reinsurer" for the fourth consecutive time by North American life insurers in the 2011 Flaspöhler Cedant Survey (Life – North America).
The Swiss Re Group is a leading wholesale provider of reinsurance, insurance and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer. Dealing direct and working through brokers, its global client base consists of insurance companies, mid-to-large-sized corporations and public sector clients. From standard products to tailor-made coverage across all lines of business, Swiss Re deploys its capital strength, expertise and innovation power to enable the risk taking upon which enterprise and progress in society depend. Founded in Zurich, Switzerland, in 1863, Swiss is rated "AA-" by Standard & Poor's, "A1" by Moody's and "A+" by A.M. Best. Shares in the Swiss Re Group holding company, Swiss Re Ltd, are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and trade under the symbol SREN.
Towers Watson is a leading global professional services company that helps organizations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management. With 14,000 associates around the world, we offer solutions in the areas of employee benefits, talent management, rewards, and risk and capital management. Towers Watson is a major employer of pension, life, health and property/casualty and other actuaries around the globe. The company's actuaries regularly contribute to the continuing development of actuarial science and frequently write about and speak on issues of concern to the profession.
The Allianz Group is a global financial services provider that serves about 78 million retail and corporate clients in more than 70 countries. Our clients rely on our knowledge, global presence and financial strength. Allianz SE, headquartered in Munich, Germany, has about 144,000 employees and in 2012 reported total revenues of 106.4 billion euros and an operating profit of 9.5 billion euros.
provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. With a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality service to clients, delivering the insights they need to address their most complex business challenges. Deloitte has in the region of 200,000 professionals, all committed to becoming the standard of excellence.
Our Global Actuarial & Advanced Analytics practice specializes in providing services that enhance our client's management of risk and allows them to make informed business decisions through innovative uses of advanced analytics. We work with many of the world's leading financial services providers in life, property & casualty insurance, retirement services, as well as with healthcare plans and providers.
Hannover Life Reassurance Company of America
Hannover Life Reassurance Company of America (HLR America) is the North American life and health reinsurance subsidiary of Hannover Re Group. Licensed in all 50 U.S. states and Puerto Rico, HLR America offers innovative risk reinsurance and financial solutions on both an individual and group basis for Life and Health markets. HLR America goes beyond conventional methods, challenging traditional offerings and applying our global expertise to craft a solution that's just right for each individual client. That is what makes HLR America the Somewhat Different reinsurer.
The Principal Financial Group® (The Principal®)
Founded in 1879 and a member of the FORTUNE 500®, the Principal Financial Group has $466.2 billion in assets under management  and serves some 19 million customers worldwide from offices in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and the United States. Principal Financial Group, Inc. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol PFG. For more information, visit www.principal.com.
 "The Principal Financial Group" and "The Principal" are registered service marks of Principal Financial Services, Inc., a member of the Principal Financial Group.
 As of September 30, 2013.
Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement, and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth, and performance of their most vital asset - their people. Mercer's more than 20,500 employees are based in more than 40 countries, and we operate in more than 140 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy, and human capital.
Verisk Analytics is a leading source of information about risk. Our mission is to help risk-bearing businesses understand and manage their risk.
Verisk's risk assessment business serves customers — mainly in the property/casualty insurance industry — by helping to define, measure, and manage risk. Our risk assessment operations include our flagship ISO subsidiary. Our risk assessment products and services include:
- data and statistical services
- actuarial services
- standardized insurance policy programs
- underwriting information
- rating-integrity tools
Verisk's decision analytics business serves customers in a variety of industries with tools that help them make informed decisions about managing their assets and the associated risk.
Offerings include products for:
- predicting future losses
- selecting and pricing risk
- detecting and preventing fraud
- quantifying losses that have already happened
Our products help customers protect people, property, and financial assets. Visit www.verisk.com to learn more.
Founded in 1992, Edlund A/S is a modern software house with over 200 employees and more than 20 years' experience in delivering complete IT solutions for administration of portfolios within all areas of Life, Pension, and Property & Casualty. With an estimated market share close to 60%, Edlund A/S holds a market leading position in the Danish Life & Pensions market for policy administration systems.
Edlund A/S develops the Life & Pension products Life.Net® and Unitlink.Net® and the Property & Casualty product INPAS®. All products are standard solutions based on .NET and the latest technology. We use the products as the basis for implementation of solutions for insurance companies and pension funds.
Ernst & Young
Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Worldwide, our 167,000 people are united by our shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality. We make a difference by helping our people, our clients and our wider communities achieve their potential.
Ernst & Young refers to the global organization of member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. For more information about our organization, please visit www.ey.com/insurance.
Insureware is different: Business model, Software Solutions, Support and Consulting
Insureware is not your typical long-tail liability risk management firm.
We are R&D focussed. We create and support the only comprehensive, enterprise wide, long-tail liability risk management software in the world.
Our methodologies are developed by our team of world-class statisticians who have published widely in preeminent statistical journals. We originated many of the ideas that the industry now aspires to.
Our software, ICRFS-Plus™, is small-footprint, intuitive and graphic, very fast, rapidly implemented and hassle-free.
The wealth of risk metrics for multiple LOBs allows companies to:
- Understand the drivers of past experience and foresee their effects on future metrics
- Grasp the complete perspective of multiple liability streams
- Calculate correlations, risk diversification and Solvency II risk metrics
- Gain strategic advantages over competitors.
PolySystems, Inc. is an international provider of production-quality actuarial software and consulting services. We offer comprehensive valuation, modeling and experience study capabilities from a single platform for life, health and annuity products. PolySystems takes pride in working to support the latest product features and regulations like IFRS Phase II. Our software is used by actuaries the world over to calculate reserves and capital, perform stochastic asset/liability projections, price products and much more.
Established in 1970 and headquartered in Chicago, our staff of over 90 actuaries and IT professionals has a solid reputation of completing complex implementations on time and within budget. Our data extract team specializes in seamlessly integrating PolySystems with your existing data architecture, while our actuarial consultants are invaluable partners when setting up multifaceted actuarial models.
Moody's Analytics, a unit of Moody's Corporation, helps capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide respond to an evolving marketplace with confidence. The company offers unique tools and best practices for measuring and managing risk. By offering leading-edge software and advisory services, as well as the proprietary credit research produced by Moody's Investors Service, Moody's Analytics integrates and customizes its offerings to address specific business challenges.
Moody's Analytics acquired Barrie & Hibbert in 2011. The combined company provides its insurance, pensions and advisory clients with state-of-the-art modeling tools and a broad, powerful library of financial models and risk solutions. These solutions are used by firms worldwide to understand complicated financial relationships and solve a wide range of financial and risk management issues.
Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc.
Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc. is an independent actuarial consulting firm that ranks among the largest property-casualty actuarial firms in the United States. Our superior communication, unmatched expertise and extraordinary customer service help you drive better business decisions. We serve 18 of the 30 largest policyholder-owned captives and thousands of captive insureds, as well as a wide range of captive managers, auditors, regulators, traditional insurers, self-insured employers and groups. Our areas of expertise also include predictive analytics, enterprise risk management (ERM), pricing and product management, loss reserving, reinsurance, litigation support and legislative costing. To discover what Pinnacle means when we say Commitment Beyond Numbers, visit us at www.pinnacleactuaries.com.
Quantitative Risk Management (QRM)
Quantitative Risk Management is the world's leading enterprise risk management consulting firm. QRM develops industry-leading risk management principles, practices, and models, and provides clients with the advice, knowledge, and tools necessary to adopt those innovations, thus increasing their risk-adjusted returns. For over 25 years, QRM has partnered with clients to enhance their ability to measure risk, identify profitable opportunities, and make sound financial decisions. With offices in Chicago, London, and Singapore, QRM has established over 250 long-term engagements with top financial institutions from the banking, finance, and insurance industries worldwide.
Winklevoss Technologies, established in 1987, is a leading provider of actuarial software for defined benefit and retiree medical plans. ProVal, our flagship valuation and forecasting product, is the market leader in North America and is used throughout Europe, Latin America, and Asia. In 2013 we added new geographies to our list of supported countries, notably U.K. and Germany, by working directly with practicing actuaries in each region to capture the local regulatory requirements as well as each nation's unique actuarial cultures and standards of practice. ProVal is an end-to-end integrated solution for actuaries and investment professionals, from flexible and powerful census data tools, calculation of funding and accounting requirements, all the way through stochastic simulation and linking to third party risk tools.