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  • Club Vita Appoints Jennifer Haid CEO of International Team

    JUNE 16, 2020

    Daniel Ryan and Brian Okupski Named to Board of Directors

    NEW YORK – JUNE 16, 2020 – Club Vita, the international leader in longevity data analytics, today announced that Jennifer Haid has joined Club Vita’s international team as Chief Executive Officer. Haid will oversee all facets of Club Vita’s international business including supporting the US, Canadian and UK teams, working from our base in New York. Club Vita has also named Dan Ryan and Brian Okupski to its board. Dan and Brian will provide strategic diretion and guidance to Club Vita’s executive leadership team. Read more ...

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  • Club Vita to Provide Longevity Analytics through ProVal

    JUNE 3, 2020

    Longevity assumptions will be integrated within WinTech’s pension valuation software

    NEW YORK – JUNE 3, 2020 – Club Vita, the international leader in longevity analytics, today announced an integration partnership with WinTech, a leader in retirement valuation and administration software. The partnership will integrate Club Vita’s longevity assumptions within ProVal, WinTech’s flagship defined benefit valuation software.
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  • Think public-sector pensioners outlive those in the private sector? Think again

    June 22, 2017

    New results from Club Vita Canada: There are better ways to differentiate how long pensioners live – one of the most crucial: their postal code.

    TORONTO, June 22, 2017 – New research on Canadian pension and post-retirement benefit plans dispels the view that public-sector pensioners live longer than their private-sector counterparts. After investigating a comprehensive set of factors to explain how long pensioners are living, Club Vita Canada – the first dedicated longevity analytics provider for Canadian pension plans and a subsidiary of Eckler Ltd. – has found that whether a pensioner worked in the public or private sector isn’t a meaningful or reliable factor.  Read more ...

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  • Canadian pensioners not living as long as expected

    February 21, 2017

    Ground-breaking results from Club Vita Canada reveal some DB pension plans are overestimating their liabilities

    New research finds longevity for Canadian pensioners is lower than anticipated – which may actually be costing DB plan sponsors. Canadian male pensioners are living about 1.5 years less than expected from age 65, according to the latest data from Club Vita Canada Inc. – the first dedicated longevity analytics firm for Canadian pension plans and a subsidiary of Eckler Ltd. Female pensioners are living about half a year less than expected.  Read more ...

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  • Club Vita Canada to revolutionize longevity measurement and management for pension plans

    October 05, 2015

    Ground-breaking results from Club Vita Canada reveal some DB pension plans are overestimating their liabilities

    Canadians are living longer, and longevity risk has become the biggest unmanaged threat facing Canadian defined benefit (DB) pension plans. Over the past decade, DB plan sponsors have made significant strides to understand and manage their key financial risks. However, to date, plan sponsors have lacked the resources to truly understand their longevity risk. This leaves plan sponsors exposed to unforeseen costs that can threaten the financial security of both their plans and their members. Club Vita Canada Inc., officially launched today by Eckler Ltd., will build on the work already being done by the Canadian Institute of Actuaries to significantly advance the current state of Canadian pensioner longevity measurement and modelling.  Read more ...

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