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5 in 15: Five Things You Need to Know About Canadian Group Benefits Advisors

4/12/2018 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Webinar

Overview

Who Should Watch

Head office employees of Canadian group benefit providers, particularly those focused on distribution through independent advisor.

This is a LIMRA member benefit webinar. Registration is open to home/corporate office employees of LIMRA member companies. Membership will be verified upon registration.

Highlights

Group benefits advisors are a critical link in Canada's employee benefits distribution chain. Working closely with both insurers and plan sponsors, these intermediaries provide an early indicator of emerging marketplace trends. Come learn key takeaways from new LIMRA research rooted in the salesperson's perspective. We will discuss:

  • Advisors' biggest current concerns
  • How frequently they take clients to market, and their rationale for doing so
  • The prevalence of various digital tools and services
  • The issues and challenges that advisors consider most pressing over the next 3 – 5 years

Presenters

Ron Neyer, MBA, AIRC, CLU, ChFC
Associate Research Director, Workplace Benefits Research, LIMRA

Ron Neyer, MBA, AIRC, CLU, ChFC

Associate Research Director, Workplace Benefits Research, LIMRA

Neyer’s area of expertise is monitoring and communicating trends in workplace insurance distribution. He manages carrier practice studies, as well as research projects focusing on employers, employees, and brokers/advisors. He also conducts ongoing research that tracks the compensation practices of U.S. and Canadian carriers. Neyer is a frequent author and presenter for industry publications and events, where he shares research-based insights. He manages LIMRA’s Account Management Study Group and has served on committees for both the Voluntary Employee Benefit Board and the Voluntary Benefits Forum. He joined LIMRA in 1998 and received his bachelor’s degree and M.B.A. from the University of Connecticut.
Kimberly A. Landry
Assistant Research Director, Workplace Benefits Research, LIMRA

Kimberly A. Landry

Assistant Research Director, Workplace Benefits Research, LIMRA

Kim conducts quantitative and qualitative research on hot topics within the employee benefits industry, with a specific focus on employer and employee perspectives. She is also responsible for LIMRA’s worksite and supplemental health research programs. She is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and events. Kim joined LIMRA in 2008. She received her bachelor's degree from Wesleyan University and her master's degree from the University of Hartford.

Contact us to learn more:

Kimberly A. Landry

Assistant Research Director, Workplace Benefits Research

LIMRA

(860) 285-7889

klandry@limra.com

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