Reinsurance broker BMS has hired three senior people to boost its US analytics 

BMS has announced three hires to build out its Philadelphia-based US reinsurance analytics team.

The 2012 RIMS conference is in Philadelphia


The 2012 RIMS conference is in Philadelphia

Nick Dranchak has joined the privately-owned re/insurance broker’s BMS Re US arm as its executive vice president of capital management, effective immediately.

Dranchak spent over five years as head of strategic advisory at JLT Re before joining BMS.

Reporting to Kirk Conrad, chief analytics officer, Dranchak will lead the team’s ratings agency advisory services.

Michelle McClane has joined as vice president, catastrophe analytics of BMS Re US, reporting to Julie Serakos, executive vice president. Her most recent role was assistant vice president at Guy Carpenter.

Paul Blain has also joined as vice president, actuary of BMS Re US, reporting to Kurt Johnson, executive vice president.

Prior to BMS Paul held actuarial roles at Guy Carpenter and the Medical Mutual Liability Insurance Society of Maryland.

“Seamless analytics processes are one of the key ingredients of BMS’s advisory services,” said Pete Chandler, president and CEO of BMS Re US.

“Our cross-disciplinary team structure has proven to be successful in helping clients understand their risks and find the ideal solutions.

”As we continue to invest in our analytics platform, we are very pleased to welcome Nick, Michelle and Paul to the team,” Chandler added.