Life/Health VP, Actuarial Research & Development, Stamford
Jean-Marc Fix, FSA, MAAA, is Vice President, Actuarial Research & Development for Gen Re’s North America Life & Health division. For the past decade, he has focused on the topic of mortality and is currently active in a number of SOA committees centering on mortality and underwriting. Jean-Marc is a member of the Society of Actuaries’ Reinsurance Section Council. He serves as chair of their Living to 100 Symposium, and he also chairs the Mortality and Longevity Strategic Research Program Steering Committee. He is a member of the Reinsurance Section Council and heads the Reinsurance Section Research team. He is also a member of the ACLI’s Genetic Testing Task Force.
Data analytics projects have become increasingly common across the insurance industry in the last few years and have really taken off in the Life sector. It’s a trend that requires the input of Medical Directors - and it gives the Directors a chance to...Read More
One of the hardest challenges Life insurers encounter when adopting accelerated underwriting (AU) is figuring out how to compensate for the loss of information previously derived from blood and urine tests. It’s been the case that insurance exams and...Read More
By Jean-Marc Fix |Feb 27, 2020|English
At the Living to 100 Symposium, I enjoyed the Orlando, Florida January weather but, more importantly, the fellowship that makes this symposium extra special for everyone, not just for actuaries. Now the organizing committee is busy reading reviews and...Read More
By Jean-Marc Fix |Feb 04, 2020|English
When the Cancer Statistics, 2020 report was released a few weeks ago, the press rightfully basked in the great news: In the U.S. there were 2.9 million fewer cancer deaths than there would have been if the historically increasing cancer rates had remained...Read More