AIR Worldwide Appoints Guin Executive VP to Direct Research Program

April 15, 2014

Catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide announced that Dr. Jayanta Guin has been appointed executive vice president. He “will continue to direct AIR’s innovative research program as well as assist with strategic management of AIR’s overall business strategy and new initiatives,” AIR said.

Dr. Guin will also lead research and model development efforts for emerging risks across the globe, such as excess mortality, and oversee an enhanced analytical framework for a new generation of catastrophe models. AIR is a member of the Verisk Insurance Solutions group at Verisk Analytics.

“In my new role, I will remain focused on what is most important to our clients — delivering the most scientifically advanced, reliable, and stable models in the industry and providing technology that empowers them to own the risk,” Dr. Guin said.

Ming Lee, AIR’s president and CEO, commented: “We are very excited to have Jay continue to lead our model development efforts as we set the standard for delivering the industry’s most advanced models. We realize that it is our modeling expertise that companies value most highly, and we will never lose sight of our core value as a catastrophe modeling company. Moreover, we greatly value Jay’s key insights that inform our business strategy.”

Source: AIR Worldwide

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