Jennifer Rutecky has been named senior vice president, Healthcare Practice principal, by Willis Group Holdings Ltd. In New York. Rutecky will be based in Atlanta.
Rutecky is charged with regional growth and developing strategies to increase the National Healthcare Practice’s market share. Her focus will include new business development strategies, developing sales and marketing tools to support production efforts and developing client advocacy and consulting platforms for the Practice.
She joins Willis with a strong background in risk finance consulting and alternative risk transfer strategies utilizing captives and RRGs for clients and prospects. Her areas of expertise include due diligence/risk reviews, program re-design and engineering, merger and acquisition evaluations, out-sourced risk management, third party vendor evaluations, as well as other general risk consulting advice.
Rutecky was formerly with Palmer & Cay/Wachovia Insurance Services, where she served as the National Healthcare Practice co-lead. While at Palmer, she was responsible for new business development, strategic planning, increasing visibility, overseeing carrier relations and developing standard operating processes and templates. Rutecky also assisted with the development of consultative sales training and automated sales processes for national sales and marketing.
Prior to her tenure at Palmer & Cay, Rutecky was a senior consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers, providing expertise relative to the financial implications of risk.
“In order to capture market share, it is important that Willis expand and adapt to the fantastic growth opportunities in the healthcare industry,” said Arlene Corsetti, Willis’ National Healthcare Practice leader. “Having Jennifer in our corner gives us a tremendous asset toward building a stronger Healthcare Practice.”