Dave Bennett

Senior Vice President of Group Benefits, Equitable Life

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Wisconsin

Streams: Health & Wellness, Risk

Dave is a well-rounded independent board director and senior executive advisor with extensive financial services and Group Benefits background. He has strong business acumen layered on to deep finance, investment, and risk management expertise. Dave is a seasoned leader with hands-on executive experience leading a major business unit with full P&L responsibility, finance, and strategy as a company CFO, and Mergers & Acquisitions for Manulife. An actuary by training, with a “real-life MBA” from time spent at McKinsey.

Board competencies: Executive Leadership, Strategy, Finance, Investment, Risk Management, Mergers and Acquisitions, Technology, Human Resources (Benefits, Pensions, and Compensation Programs), Governance and oversight of highly regulated and complex organizations, international experience, and global outlook

Dave has 8 years of Director experience on governance-oriented boards, 12 years on a subsidiary board, and attained an ICD.D through the Institute of Corporate Directors / Rotman School of Management.

Industry experience: Insurance, Group Benefits, Wealth Management, Reinsurance, Pensions, and Health.