BMS Re, the independent reinsurance broker, today announces the appointment of Jennifer Nodes as managing director, U.S. deputy general counsel, effective 1 June. Based in Minneapolis, Nodes will join the executive team and report to Pete Chandler, president and CEO of BMS Re.
Nodes formerly 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.
She is a frequent speaker before business and employer associations, including the Society for Human Resource Management and Independent Community Bankers of America, and has travelled nationally to present on workplace law.
Chandler said: “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.”
Nodes added: “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.”