BMS Re, the specialist reinsurance arm of BMS, has appointed Jennifer Nodes as Managing Director, US deputy general counsel.
Based in Minneapolis, Nodes joins the executive team and will report to President and CEO of BMS Re, Pete Chandler.
Nodes previously worked as a principal at Jackson Lewis P.C., where she regularly advised employers on management issues including best practice employment policies, employment agreements, performance management and separations, and compliance audits, and defended claims before administrative agencies and state and federal courts.
In addition, Nodes is also a frequent speaker before business and employer associations, including the Society for Human Resource Management and Independent Community Bankers of America.
Commenting on her new role, Nodes, said: “Joining BMS Re at a time of immense growth and potential is incredibly exciting. Their unrelenting focus on client service and development is a testament to the culture, professionalism, and commitment across all aspects of the business.
“As managing director, U.S. deputy general counsel, I look forward to channelling my experience and knowledge in advising clients in the financial services industry to further BMS Re’s strategic objectives and supporting their ongoing success.”
Chandler, added: “Having the right talent, sitting in the right seats, is essential to achieving our growth aspirations. Jennifer’s knowledge, experience, and work ethic is a great fit for us and the supportive, collaborative culture that is a hallmark of BMS. Her experience within the financial services industry will be a tremendous asset and I welcome her energy, enthusiasm, and thoughtfulness as a key member of our team.”