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27Oct2016
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Interview with Canadian Member Mike Lombardi, New SOA President-Elect

  En français By Ben Marshall, Staff Fellow, Canadian Membership   I first met Mike Lombardi, FSA, FCIA, CERA, MAAA, nearly 15 years ago when I was working as an insurance secto

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27Oct2016
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Perspectives for Canadian Members on the SOA 2017–2021 Strategic Plan

  En français by Ben Marshall The Society of Actuaries (SOA) 2017–2021 Strategic Plan was released for review and comment this summer, and was adopted by the Board of Directors at its

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26Sep2016

Climate Change Interview With Caterina Lindman

En français Caterina Lindman, FCIA, FSA, is an actuary for Manulife Financial, working on repricing adjustable products in Manulife’s Canadian division in Waterloo, Ontario. Lindman is recogniz

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Photos from the 2015 SOA Annual Meeting & Exhibit

View photos from the 2015 SOA Annual Meeting & Exhibit in Austin, TX, Oct. 11-14. This photo gallery includes images of professional development sessions, member discussions, the general session

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In Pursuit of SOA General Insurance FSA

Gennady Stolyarov II, ASA, is in the final stages to attain the FSA General Insurance credential. Stolyarov is the Lead Property/Casualty Actuary for the Nevada Division of Insurance, where he reviews

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Educating the Future

  The first Actuarial Teaching Conference gathered educators from around the United States and Canada. The Actuarial Teaching Conference (ATC) took place in Indianapolis, June 22-23. Th

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Actuary Named on List of Best Jobs for Women

Job search portal CareerCast named actuary as a best job for women in 2015. There were several STEM jobs on this best jobs list, including actuary. The Wall Street Journal and The Street  among othe

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27May2015
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SOA Board of Directors Approves Governance Task Force Recommendations

The SOA Board of Directors recently approved several recommendations from its Governance Task Force intended to ensure the continued flow of highly qualified candidates for service as President of

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SOA President Visits the China Association of Actuaries

On April 29, 2015 the president of the Society of Actuaries (SOA) Errol Cramer and the SOA Executive Director, Gregory Heidrich, met with Wang He, Vice President of the China Association of Actuar

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First in Class: The First FSA Completes the GI Track

Achille Sime, FSA, CERA, MAAA, FIAF, is the first FSA to complete the General Insurance (GI) track. Achille’s journey to become an Actuary has taken place across three continents: Africa, Europe

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