Guy Carpenter & Company has announce the appointment of Mr Claude Yoder as Managing Director and Global Chief Innovation and Product Development Officer.
MrYoder will be based in the New York office and report to Rob Bentley, Managing Director and Head of Global Strategic Advisory.
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, he 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.