NEW YORK, NY – July 21, 2016 – Women in the Boardroom (WIB), a leading global organization committed to advancing women in the workplace and into corporate boardrooms, announced today that Aspen Re, the reinsurance segment of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited, has joined the organization as a corporate member.
As a corporate member, Aspen Re’s senior level women will enjoy benefits such as consulting sessions with WIB’s CEO on identifying board and career goals, creating a board service positioning statement that reinforces their value add and skill set., and networking, as well as access to board opening notifications, live webinars, and a recorded content library. Additional networking opportunities include the Matchmaking Program and Annual Board Assembly.
“WIB is delighted that Aspen Re, a leader in the reinsurance industry, is committed to its female employees’ professional advancement,” said Sheila Ronning, WIB’s CEO and founder. “We look forward to providing the tools and networking opportunities that will enhance their board interaction effectiveness as well as help these women secure director roles.”
“We were introduced to Women in the Boardroom by Theresa Schugel, CEO of TL Schugel & Associates, through her strategic partnership with WIB,” said Brian Boornazian, Chairman of Aspen Re and President of Aspen Re America. “The developmental platform aligns very well with our Diversity and Inclusion initiative and provides a unique opportunity for female staff within our business.”
About Women in the Boardroom:
Women in the Boardroom (WIB) is committed to translating the intellect, skills and expertise of their members into inaugural or additional powerful corporate director roles. They do this by ensuring their members have a board portfolio that highlights their skill set for board positioning and teaching them how to network their way to a corporate board seat. Other WIB offerings designed to connect their members with board contacts include WIB’s Matchmaking Program, board opening notifications and exclusive invites to events such as the Annual Board Assembly. Senior-level executive women are encouraged to join as a member of WIB to accelerate their path into the corporate boardroom. As one of the top board experts in the US, Sheila Ronning, Founder and CEO of WIB, is frequently invited to speak on topics such as finding out if corporate board service is right for you, networking your way into a corporate board seat, authentic leadership and entrepreneurialism.