McKechnie Named Chief Actuary and Director of Industry of Vanliner Insurance Company

September 24, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Ian McKechnie has been named Chief Actuary and Director of Industry of Vanliner Insurance Company, a leading insurer of the moving and storage industry. The announcement was made by Gale Preston, president of Vanliner.

McKechnie joined Vanliner Insurance as the companyís first Actuary in February 2006. He is responsible for establishing and monitoring rate levels and pricing models for underwriting. McKechnie also serves as Director of Industry Compliance, which handles rate and form filings as well as data calls and bureau reporting.

McKechnie background includes a wide variety of property and casualty actuarial experience, as well as underwriting and data administration experience. He earned his bachelorís degree in mathematics from Johns Hopkins University and holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU); Associate in Research and Planning (ARP); Certified Insurance Data Manager (CIDM); Certified State Filer (CSF); Associate in Insurance Accounting & Finance (AIAF); Associate in Reinsurance (ARE); and Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) designations.

Vanliner Insurance Company, with headquarters in Fenton, Mo., is a subsidiary of UniGroup, Inc., a major transportation and relocation services provider.