The Transaction Services group of PricewaterhouseCoopers today announced that Richard Bennett has joined the firm's Insurance Risk Management Solutions (IRMS) practice as a director.
In that role, Bennett, 38, will work with the firm's major clients in areas involving insurance and risk management advisory services.
Cathy McKeon, partner in charge of IRMS in the U.S., said, "Richard has more than 17 years of extensive insurance industry experience addressing the insurance and risk management needs of Fortune 1000 corporations. He will be a valuable addition to our team approach to providing transaction-related solutions and services to our clients in a wide range of industries."
Prior to joining PwC, Bennett worked at three of the top global insurance brokerage firms, most recently as a senior vice president/client executive, advising global clients on the management of all aspects of the cost of mitigating, transferring, retaining or avoiding risk. He began his career as a casualty and marine underwriter.
Bennett earned his Bachelor's degree from the College of Insurance, St. John's University, where he was valedictorian of his class. He also received a Master's Degree in Business Administration from the College of Insurance, St. John's University and a post graduate certification in International Business from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Bennett has also attained the following professional designations: CPCU (Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter), ARe (Associate in Reinsurance) and an ARM (Associate in Risk Management).