PwC US Adds Leader to Drive Insurance Risk Management Services

Henry Essert joins firm's insurance risk practice

New York, Sept. 11, 2013 PwC US today announced that Henry Essert joined PwC's Actuarial and Insurance Management Solutions (AIMS) practice as a managing director in its New York office.

In his new role, Essert will lead the insurance risk practice, where he will apply his four decades of experience in risk management and consulting to lead high profile client projects across life, P&C and health payor segments.   

“With Henry’s appointment, we are able to further strengthen our risk management capabilities for all of our insurer clients,” said Rich de Haan, PwC US AIMS life leader. “In addition, his past experience of having been a chief risk officer as well as a seasoned risk consultant will bring additional value to our clients and be a great benefit to our team.”

Prior to joining PwC, Essert served as managing director at BlackRock where he led the insurance sector initiatives for the financial markets advisory business. He also held leadership positions at Ernst & Young, MetLife and Oliver Wyman. Essert earned his Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Science degree in mathematics from McMaster University. He is a fellow within the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.


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