NU Online News Service, Feb. 24, 2005, 4:10 p.m. EST
The American Academy of Actuaries, Washington, has named a new executive director.[@@]
Kevin Cronin, a visiting professor in the Georgia State University risk management department, will be succeeding Richard Lawson, who left the actuarial academy in January to become the vice president of federal government relations at Principal Financial Group Inc., Des Moines, Iowa.
The actuarial academy is a group formed in 1965 that now has 15,000 members. It sets professional standards for actuaries and advises government agencies on actuarial issues.