Xceedance a global provider of insurance consulting and managed services, technology and data sciences, is pleased to announce Monalisa Samal has been inducted into the 2017 class of the “Influential Women in Re/Insurance” program, sponsored by Intelligent Insurer.
Samal, vice president of the catastrophe and exposure management unit at Xceedance, is recognized in the fourth annual “Influential Women in Re/Insurance” edition. This international recognition program identifies “female executives excelling in, and changing, the risk transfer industry.” The publication celebrates an increase in diversity and showcases the number of highly talented women who are making significant impact in the insurance sector.
“I’m very happy to be included in this outstanding group and to be recognized for doing what I love,” said Samal. “Everyone has their own day-to-day approach to work, and it’s often easy to be heads down on projects and not stop to think about the bigger picture. I always try to have the end-result in mind, and this helps me stay focused on both daily priorities and strategic outcomes.”
As one of the first leadership hires, Samal joined Xceedance just two months after the company’s launch in 2013. She oversees CAT modeling and exposure management solutions and services, and her team supports the business operations of clients across North America, Europe, Australia and Southeast Asia. Samal has more than 10 years of experience in the areas of individual risk-based pricing, overall portfolio optimization and management, model validation, and client and operations management. She has assisted in the application of models in risk decision making, designed custom solutions for clients, and managed substantial teams of analysts.
“Monalisa fully deserves this industry recognition,” said Arun Balakrishnan, CEO of Xceedance. “She is creative, tireless and an extraordinary team leader — truly exemplifying the role of an influential and proficient executive in our industry. I often get feedback about the value that Monalisa and her team bring to our clients. For the entire Xceedance community, her approach to work and client relationships is a shining example of industry-expert service and professional commitment.”
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Xceedance is a global provider of consulting and managed services, technology and data sciences to insurance organizations. With offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Poland and India, Xceedance partners with insurers to launch new products, drive operations, implement technology, and deliver advanced analytics capabilities and process optimization. The experienced insurance professionals at Xceedance enable insurers, reinsurers, brokers, MGAs and program administrators worldwide to enhance policyholder service, enter new markets, boost workflow productivity and improve profitability. For more information, visit www.xceedance.com.