Patrick W. Kenny joined the International Insurance Society, Inc., as President & Chief Executive Officer in June 2001. Mr. Kenny is responsible for the overall management of the IIS, a non-profit organization of insurance executives and academics, whose mission is to facilitate the worldwide transfer of ideas and innovations and to foster the development of personal networks across national and international insurance markets. The IIS, which was formed in 1964, today has over 900 members from 90 countries representing key insurance companies around the globe.
Prior to joining the IIS, Mr. Kenny was the Executive Vice President of Frontier Insurance Group, Inc. in Rock Hill, Rock Hill, NY, from August 1998 to March 2001. From 1995 – 1998 he served as Senior Vice President of SS&C Technologies, a technology corporation located in Windsor, CT.
Mr. Kenny served as Group Executive, Finance & Administration, and Chief Financial Officer at AETNA Life and Casualty from January 1988 to December 1994 where he was responsible for corporate finance, services and communications, as well as technology, investor relations and internal audit. Management responsibilities included overseeing 6000 employees.
Before joining AETNA, Mr. Kenny was the Partner in Charge of the Insurance Audit Practice and a member of the International Insurance Practice Committee at KPMG Peat Marwick from 1981 to 1987. Previously he served as Partner in Charge of the Continental Insurance Practice at KPMG offices in Paris, France and The Hague, Netherlands. Mr. Kenny started his career at KPMG Peat Marwick in St. Louis in 1966.
Mr. Kenny is a member of the boards of directors of Assured Guaranty, ING Partners Inc., Odyssey Re, IOF Forester and Overland Solutions. He is also a member of the University of Notre Dame Advisory Council for University Libraries.
A Certified Public Accountant in Missouri, Ohio and Connecticut, Mr. Kenny holds a Bachelor’s degree of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame and a Master’s degree in Accounting from the University of Missouri at Columbia.