LOMA's Expense Management Exchange Addresses Implementing Mergers and Reorganizations

Apr 13, 2001, 01:00 ET from LOMA

    ATLANTA, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Finance and expense management
 professionals in the financial services industry will discover ways to
 effectively manage expenses during organizational changes at LOMA's Expense
 Management Exchange.  The 2001 conference will be held June 13-15 at Caesars
 Palace in Las Vegas.
     The financial services industry has recently seen major changes in many
 corporations as significant merger and reorganization activity remains
 prominent.  Maximizing the benefits of corporate changes continue to be a
 major challenge for expense managers, as they determine ways to create value
 within the changed organizations.  Kevin Shaughnessy, Assistant Vice
 President, Cost Management, UnumProvident Corporation will present strategies
 to implement organizational changes and how to manage expenses during a
 constant state of change.
     The Expense Management Exchange provides insight into a variety of areas
 of critical importance to financial services. Discussed will be ways to
 improve returns on information technology investments, the transformation
 process from demutualization into a public company, shared services, and
 strategies to generate more attractive shareholder returns.
     "LOMA, working with their Expense Management Committee, has designed the
 Expense Management Exchange to focus on the key challenges that we are all
 facing in the industry today," said Diana Zawada, Associate Director, Expense
 Management, Northwestern Mutual.
     Another consideration as merger and reorganization activity remains strong
 is how to align the workforce.  Jim Bossert, Vice President-Deputy Controller,
 MetLife and Barbara Shannon, Senior Manager, Change Leadership Practice,
 Deloitte Consulting will discuss the insurance company of the future and
 changing new workforce dynamics.  Presented will be their own success story in
 designing and aligning their workforce.
     Registration for LOMA's Expense Management Exchange is $895 for LOMA
 members and $1250 for nonmembers if registrations are received by May 15,
 2001.  For more information, visit www.loma.org or call 770/984-6453.
 
     About LOMA
     LOMA is committed to a business partnership with its members in the
 insurance and financial services industry to improve their management and
 operations through quality employee development, research, information
 sharing, and related products and services.  LOMA's 1,250 member companies are
 based in more than 74 countries.
 
 

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    ATLANTA, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Finance and expense management
 professionals in the financial services industry will discover ways to
 effectively manage expenses during organizational changes at LOMA's Expense
 Management Exchange.  The 2001 conference will be held June 13-15 at Caesars
 Palace in Las Vegas.
     The financial services industry has recently seen major changes in many
 corporations as significant merger and reorganization activity remains
 prominent.  Maximizing the benefits of corporate changes continue to be a
 major challenge for expense managers, as they determine ways to create value
 within the changed organizations.  Kevin Shaughnessy, Assistant Vice
 President, Cost Management, UnumProvident Corporation will present strategies
 to implement organizational changes and how to manage expenses during a
 constant state of change.
     The Expense Management Exchange provides insight into a variety of areas
 of critical importance to financial services. Discussed will be ways to
 improve returns on information technology investments, the transformation
 process from demutualization into a public company, shared services, and
 strategies to generate more attractive shareholder returns.
     "LOMA, working with their Expense Management Committee, has designed the
 Expense Management Exchange to focus on the key challenges that we are all
 facing in the industry today," said Diana Zawada, Associate Director, Expense
 Management, Northwestern Mutual.
     Another consideration as merger and reorganization activity remains strong
 is how to align the workforce.  Jim Bossert, Vice President-Deputy Controller,
 MetLife and Barbara Shannon, Senior Manager, Change Leadership Practice,
 Deloitte Consulting will discuss the insurance company of the future and
 changing new workforce dynamics.  Presented will be their own success story in
 designing and aligning their workforce.
     Registration for LOMA's Expense Management Exchange is $895 for LOMA
 members and $1250 for nonmembers if registrations are received by May 15,
 2001.  For more information, visit www.loma.org or call 770/984-6453.
 
     About LOMA
     LOMA is committed to a business partnership with its members in the
 insurance and financial services industry to improve their management and
 operations through quality employee development, research, information
 sharing, and related products and services.  LOMA's 1,250 member companies are
 based in more than 74 countries.
 
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