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Summary

Professional with wide experience in the Human Resources area, as well in the field of Risk & Insurance Management.

Work experience

Aug 2001Present

CONSULTANT

INDEPENDENT CONSULTANCY SERVICE
  • Consultant in Risk and Insurance businesses / Advisor in Human Resources (Compensation & Benefits issues, mainly)

  • Counsel and coordination of industrial risk assessment, including facilities technical inspections with engineering specialists.: Design of Risk Control programs, Risk Assesment, etc.

  • Design and implementation of alternative risk financial solutions (Property, Liability and Health & Care).

  • Design of financial funding alternatives for health and retirement benefits.

  • Advice, guidance and direct support in the negotiation and hiring of international insurance and reinsurance programs, including permanent coordination with diverse international reinsurance brokers in USA, England and Bermuda, such as Willis, Marsh, AON, etc.

Dec 1992Aug 2001

CORPORATE RISK & INSURANCE MANAGER

SIVENSA, S.A.

1993–2001 SIVENSA S.A. Venezuela

Corporate Risk & Insurance Manager

  • Integral development of the Risks and Insurance Division for an industrial holding with 24 productive facilities in different locations and more than 6000 direct employees, operating in the steel and primary metals sector (production of steel & Iron Ore), metal mechanic sector (steel manufactured products) and automobile sector (mechanical components and parts).

  • Development and control of engineering risk control services such as scheduled plant inspections, infrared inspection services and environmental impact audits.

  • Negotiation and allocation of diverse risk coverage programs, including patrimonial programs (Property, Marine Cargo, Third Party Liability, D&O, Political Risks, etc.) as well personnel (life and health). Direct contact and relation with mayor international brokers (WILLIS, AON, MARSH) and/or insurance and reinsurance companies (SWISS RE, MUNICH RE, SCOR, AIG, CIGNA, ZURICH, etc.)

  • Development of alternative risk financial solutions, including the creation and management of captive insurance companies offshore (Bermuda & Cayman Islands) and third party administered plans (TPA) for healthcare & fringe benefits of the company 

  • In house consultant and advisor for the Executive Compensation and Benefits area (Human Resources).

Jul 1988Dec 1991

Corporate Compensation & Benefits Manager

SIVENSA, S.A.
  • Design and implementation of diverse compensations & benefits programs, including flexible benefits plans.

  • Design and management of diverse benefit plans in the areas of life and health, as well other fringe benefits such as company car, medical expenses, etc.

  • Design and management of Executive Compensation Plans, including the design, implementation and administration of Stock options Plans and other interesting fringe benefits.

  • Integral Management of the human resources for the corporate staff of the company (120 people), including selection, hiring, development, payroll, etc.

  • Active member of the company Human Resources Committee, in conjunction with the Human Resources Directors of each sectorial divisions of the holding (5).

  • Development of the company compensation practices and strategies, as a result of legal changes or salary market periodical surveys.

  • Direct relationship with mayor Human Resources Consultancy firms, such as HAY, Towers Perrin or Mercer.

  • Responsibile for the development and training of Job Valuation Committees along the company using the HAY® System.

Jan 1982Apr 1984

Human Resources Analyst

C.A. METRO de Caracas
  • Design and implementation of the company Performance Appraisal System, adapted to the HAY Job Evaluation System-
  • Design of technical job profiles for the maintenance and operations areas of the company using the HAY Job Evaluation System.

Education

Sep 1991Sep 1992

ADVANCED MANAGEMENT PROGRAM FOR EXECUTIVES

IESA, VENEZUELA

Comprenhensive curse (12 months) in all the mayor management areas of any company: Human Resources, General Management, Marketing, Sales, Production, Finance, etc.

It included practical group simulations in different management situations, with special emphasis in the decision making process and problem solving required.

The IESA holds acreditations from mayor international institutions, such as: AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), the British AMBA (Association of MBAs) and EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System).

References

Ricardo García

Good professional  relationship as services provider when working for Swiss Re as well for Willis. He actually works for Infrassure, a recognized reinsurance company specialized in energy markets.

Manuel Mata

Neil J. Malloy

More than 12 years working and learning with him, as Corporate Finance Director, first, and Corporate General Manager, before assuming his current role as President for International Briquettes Holding

Roberto Cudemus

Long relationship as representative for service providers (Seguros Carabobo in Venezuela) or consultancy firms related to (Towers Perrin, Mercer, Core Global).

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Skills

Conflict Management
Negotiation Skills
Microsoft Office Programs
Wide experience as user, using different programs: Word, Excell, Power Point, Access, Publisher.