COVID-19: Implications for international employee benefit programmes

By Richard Cutcher

The Global Captive Podcast's latest Covid-19 content focuses on the impact on, and potential response of, international employee benefits programmes that include a captive. Mark Cook (full biography below), Director at Willis Towers Watson, joins Richard to discuss the types of policies that are likely to be impacted by the global pandemic, the exclusions insureds need to be mindful of, the flexibility that captives can provide and the balance multinationals are having to strike between looking after their staff while managing exposure to the captive. You can subscribe to the Global Captive Podcast on iTunes, Apple Podcasts, Spotify or any other podcast app. Contact Richard: richard@globalcaptivepodcast.com Visit the website: www.globalcaptivepodcast.com Follow us on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/global-captive-podcast/ Twitter & Instagram: @captivepodcast Mark Cook is a Director in Willis Towers Watson’s Global Services and Solutions group based in London and advises on a range of international employee benefits issues. He is an international benefits expert and has worked at Willis Towers Watson for over 20 years. Mark leads Willis Towers Watson’s benefit financing group globally and assists a variety of clients from different sectors with the optimisation of employee benefits financing. This includes a wide range of self-insurance, insurance, multinational pooling and captive related assignments ranging from annual management/governance such as premium setting and claims/reserving analysis to the set-up of successful and sustainable benefit captives, global underwriting models or multinational pooling arrangements.

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