FAIRLAWN, Ohio, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Risk International announced today that Mark Freiman has joined the outsourced risk management provider as a Senior Consultant. He will contribute his nearly 20 years of group benefits consulting experiences to its newly launched Benefits Advisory Services. Risk International offers risk management, insurance claims mitigation, loss prevention, claims recovery, due diligence and benefits advisory services. Founded in 1986, it serves Fortune 1000 and private companies from offices in London, Singapore, North Carolina and Ohio, where it is headquartered in Fairlawn and has offices in Cleveland and Columbus.
"Mark's depth of knowledge of risk mitigation in benefits and ability to develop solutions to reduce health care expenses gives added firepower to our outsourced services and benefits solutions," said Eric Krieg, Managing Director, Risk International Benefits. "His proven team leadership and deep analytical skill set complement our benefits risk mitigation expertise that is providing the market changes our clients have been demanding."
Freiman served previously as Assistant Director of Pricing Analytics for the Cleveland Clinic, where he provided actuarial and financial support to the 70,000 member employee health plan. He served as the in-house expert on the Affordable Care Act and led the analytics team in modeling the impact of the Health Insurance Exchanges on hospital revenue.
His career experiences also include seven years as a Senior Analyst at Oswald Companies, a regional insurance brokerage. Freiman developed and implemented long-term benefits and health management strategies for large and Fortune 100 clients. With expertise in analytics, he created tools and processes that improved the efficiency and accuracy of strategic and analytical reports.
Prior to Oswald Companies, Freiman was the Manager of Pension Services at The Center for Health Affairs. He also spent five years as a Pension Actuary at a global consulting firm.
Freiman holds the designations of Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) and Compensation Management Specialist (CMS), and currently serves as president for the Northeast Ohio chapter of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefits Specialists (ISCEBS). He has successfully completed five Society of Actuaries Exams and was recognized in 2006 as one of the Top 25 Movers and Shakers of Northeast Ohio by the Cleveland Professional 20/30 Club.
Risk International is an award winning leader in outsourced risk management services and has been ranked as one of the top three in its class in the U.S. by Business Insurance magazine. The expertise of its +60 staff spans the inter-connected disciplines of total cost of risk methodologies in Risk Management, Group Benefits, Insurance Archaeology and Claims Recovery. These evaluations result in unbiased counsel, independent of insurance carriers and their brokers that can reduce employee health and safety risks and related costs. The outsourced provider recently expanded its fee-for-service offerings to include Benefits Advisory Solutions and counsel to middle market companies.
About Risk International
As a global risk management consulting company, Risk International has helped clients save or reduce the cost of risk by nearly $1 billion collectively since opening its doors in 1986. The firm is ranked as one of the top three risk management companies in the U.S. by Business Insurance magazine.
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