October 4th, 2017

Guy Carpenter Appoints Claude Yoder to Lead Global Innovation and Product Development

Posted at 7:00 AM ET

Guy Carpenter & Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Claude Yoder as Managing Director and Global Chief Innovation and Product Development Officer, effective September 18.

Mr. Yoder will be based in the New York office and report to Rob Bentley, Managing Director and Head of Global Strategic Advisory.

Commenting on the appointment, Bentley said, “We are delighted to announce the addition of Claude. He brings more than 25 years of experience in primary insurance, underwriting, risk management, product development and research and development to Guy Carpenter. His unique experience developing powerful, innovative insurance products and risk management applications will help Guy Carpenter develop and deliver value-added solutions that will create opportunity and drive profitable growth for our clients,” Mr. Bentley added.

Most recently, Mr. Yoder served as Head of Marsh Global Analytics, a global team that delivered solutions supporting Marsh’s global insurance broking and consulting activities. His team led a global effort to position analytics as a foundational component of Marsh’s client and prospect development offerings. During Mr. Yoder’s tenure, Marsh developed a powerful suite of more than 20 real-time decisional analytic and benchmarking solutions delivered via mobile technology (the Marsh Analytics Platform). The offering spanned core client and new-business efforts in casualty, property, professional liability and employee health and benefits.

Prior to joining Marsh in 2011, Mr. Yoder spent nearly 20 years in actuarial, underwriting and innovation roles for several insurance carriers. Most recently, Claude led Research & Data at The Hartford, where he was responsible for advanced analytics, leveraging predictive modeling to improve pricing and claims.

Mr. Yoder holds a BA in mathematics from Franklin & Marshall College. He is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

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