Prominent Pension Plan Expert Joins Cheiron

Kenneth A. Kent, MAAA, FSA, FCA, EA, MSPA, has joined Cheiron Inc. as a consulting actuary to serve Cheiron's expanding client base. Kent, a 27-year veteran of the actuarial consulting field, has held senior positions at the nation's largest actuarial consulting firms and worked with scores of large plan sponsors since 1976.

“We are very pleased that one of the most respected pension experts has joined Cheiron to help us as we continue to grow,” said Gene Kalwarski, FSA, EA, MAA, Cheiron’s president. “Over the years Ken has demonstrated his effectiveness at meeting the complex financial needs of large retirement plan sponsors, and has also shown his keen grasp of the larger economic and regulatory context plan sponsors are operating in through his high-level work with professional groups like the American Academy of Actuaries.”

Ken has devoted much of his career to working with large Taft-Hartley and public sector pension sponsors. Prior to joining Cheiron, Ken was a principal in the Washington, DC office of Mercer Human Resource Consulting.

Cheiron, founded in 2002, is a full-service actuarial consulting firm assisting corporations, public employers and Taft-Hartley plans manage their benefit plans proactively to achieve strategic objectives and safeguard the interests of plan participants and beneficiaries.