Cecil Bykerk was elected by the board of directors of The American Academy of Actuaries to serve as president for the 2012-2013 term. He will succeed David Sandberg.
Bykerk, a consulting actuary and president of CDBykerk consulting is currently the president of the International Actuarial Association. He served on the board of directors as a regular director from 200-2002 and as a special director from 2008 -2009. In 2006-2007 he served as the chairperson of the Actuarial Standards Board.
In addition to the announcement of a new president, the board also elected five members to fill other positions all starting on Oct. 28.
Stephen Rosen, senior consultant with Stephen H. Rosen & Associates, Haddonfield, NJ., was re-elected to a second one –year term as secretary.