The Missouri Department of Insurance appointed two veteran regulators to key leadership posts. Carrie Couch has been named the acting director of the Consumer Affairs Division and William Leung has joined the Division of Insurance Company Regulation as the life and health actuary.
Couch began her career with the department in 2000 in the legal section. In 2007, she became a special investigator with the Consumer Affairs Division. In 2010, she was promoted to chief of investigations, which gave her the added duties of supervising 13 investigators and support staff.
Leung, an actuarial leader with nearly 30 years of experience, previously served as vice president, financial projects actuary at Scottish Re.
Leung is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries. He is a certified public accountant and holds the professional risk manager and chartered financial analyst designations. He is also a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries.
From 2005 to 2013, Leung served as vice president and chief actuary at Beneficial Life Insurance Co. Prior to that he was valuation manager at Great-West Life and Annuity Insurance Co. Leung also served in actuarial roles at Canada Life, ManuLife Financial, The Citadel Life Assurance Co. and HSBC Life Assurance Limited.
Source: Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions & Professional Registration