Title: Chief Financial Officer
Company: Empresas La Floresta
Location: Obarrio, Panama City
A consummate professional, Mr. Karam began working when he was 14 years old. He worked in his family’s hospital and insurance company, which he grew and expanded on an international level. This experience motivated him to reach the highest levels of success, a goal that he began with his education. He graduated from Harvard University with a Doctor of Economics and Cum Laude honors in 1985.
From there, he became the chief executive officer of Empresas La Floresta, a holding company that is comprised of seven insurance companies: a pharmacy, a hospital, a food distribution company in Venezuela, and a construction company in Panama. With more than three decades of experience, Dr. Karam has honed his expertise in insurance, finance, and economics, which he applies to managing business operations, as well as financial operations. Read the rest of this entry »
Title: President, Chief Executive Officer
Company: Groupe Financier Multi Courtage
Location: Quebec, Canada
Guy Duhaime began his career in finance as a shareholder of Restaurant Pépé. Over the course of the past 34 years, he has become an established financial planner who has served in various executive positions. Currently, Mr. Duhaime utilizes his skills and knowledge to assist Groupe Financier Multi Courtage in achieving its goals. An expert in complicated corporation situations and life and disability insurance brokering, he is responsible for managing overall operations, including strategic marketing, wealth management, retirement planning and new business development. Mr. Duhaime attributes his success to his experience, business relationships and team management skills. Looking toward the future, he plans to expand the company’s services and recruit new agents. Outside of his professional endeavors, Mr. Duhaime sponsored shows for semi-professional people in the industry. He also volunteered with the Montreal Symphony and organizations that help children and cancer patients. Read the rest of this entry »
Title: Executive Director of DC, Governance and Administration
Company: The Pensions Regulator
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Andrew Warwick-Thompson has nearly 30 years of experience in pension schemes and pensions investment consulting, spanning assignments in the insurance, pensions funding vehicle and asset management sectors, both in the United Kingdom and internationally. Mr. Warwick-Thompson started his career as a lawyer who then got involved in the area of pensions early in his career. He became fascinated by all aspects of pension schemes, particularly their operational, legal and benefit structures, and steadily progressed throughout the field. Read the rest of this entry »
Company: Risk Assist Consulting Inc.
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Diane Baker is a highly regarded executive who has garnered more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry. She fell into her profession by accident, but over the years, she has seen the growth and potential for all aspects of insurance and management business continuity for all streams of business. Ms. Baker understands people need assistance in this area and the pursuit of this, and it ensures personal contentment. Read the rest of this entry »