JERSEY CITY, N.J., November 15, 2010 — Glenn Meyers, Ph.D., vice president of research at ISO’s Innovative Analytics (IIA) unit, has been awarded the 2010 Matthew Rodermund Service Award by the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS).
Meyers received the award at the CAS annual meeting in Washington, D.C., for his significant volunteer contributions to the actuarial profession throughout his career. The award was established in 1990 in honor of Matt Rodermund’s years of volunteer service to the CAS.
Meyers is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society (FCAS) and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA). His service to the CAS includes membership on various education and research committees. He has served on the CAS Board of Directors and has represented the CAS on the International Actuarial Association (IAA) Insurance Regulation Committee and the Solvency Subcommittee. He also serves as the IAA’s representative to ASTIN, its section for actuarial studies in non-life insurance.
At ISO, Meyers’s responsibilities include the development of insurance scoring products using predictive modeling techniques. His work has been published in Proceedings of the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) and the new CAS peer-reviewed journal, Variance. He also writes a regular column in the Actuarial Review.
Meyers is a three-time winner of the Woodward-Fondiller Prize, a two-time winner of the Dorweiller Prize, a winner of the Dynamic Financial Analysis Prize, and a winner of the Reserves Prize. Those prizes are awarded annually to the best contributions to actuarial research literature. He is a frequent speaker at CAS meetings and seminars.
Meyers holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and physics from Alma College in Alma, Mich., a master’s degree in mathematics from Oakland University, and a Ph.D. in mathematics from the State University of New York at Albany.
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