Employee Benefits. Health and Productivity. Thought Leadership
Ronald S. Leopold, MD, MBA, MPH, is Vice President and National Medical Director of MetLife U.S. Business.
Dr. Leopold is an industry thought leader for MetLife focusing on the future of work, health and employee benefits. He is a member of the National Speakers Association and is recognized for his entertaining style that blends thought-provoking industry insight with compelling illustrations and humor.
He is a Board Certified Occupational Medicine Physician who holds a Masters in Business Administration from the Wharton School of Business, the University of Pennsylvania and a Masters in Public Health from Boston University.
His recent book on the future of employee benefits entitled The Benefits Edge: Honing the Competitive Value of Employee Benefits has been described as a blueprint for benefits in the decade of health care reform.
Dr. Leopold speaks to industry audiences on a variety of benefits-related topics, including: the strategic value of employee benefits, the four generations in the workplace, the value of financial wellness and the implications of health care reform for the benefits community.
He is also the author of A Year in the Life of a Million American Workers, an almanac of absence data, in addition to numerous by-lined articles in the benefits media.
Within the next few years, Generation Y will account for nearly half of all employees worldwide -- a major demographic shift that will affect all workplaces and benefits programs.The ability to recruit and retain younger workers is quickly becoming essential for employers to ensure long-term business success, especially as Baby Boomers begin to retire in increasing numbers. But Gen Y has different needs, expectations and preferences than previous generations, so companies need to take a different approach when it comes to designing and communicating their benefits packages.
Explore the key emerging trends shaping the employee benefits marketplace today. You'll hear combined research results from MetLife's ground-breaking national Employee Benefits Trends Study. Learn about the expectations of industry pressures and challenges over the next few years and the many ways employers and brokers can collaborate within in this new landscape.
Explore the key emerging trends shaping the employee benefits marketplace today. Youll hear combined research results from MetLife's ground-breaking national survey of U.S. employee benefits brokers and consultants with findings from the Employee Benefits Trends Study. It takes a comprehensive look at how brokers are changing the way they work with employers especially in the context of health care reform. Together, these studies offer intriguing insights into broker concerns and expectations about industry pressures and challenges in the next few years. It examines a broad range of adaptive responses under consideration and how both brokers and employers can collaborate within this new landscape.
This session will discuss findings from the MetLife Benefits Broker and Consultant Study-a ground-breaking national research survey of U.S. employee benefits brokers and consultants, that explores emerging trends shaping the employee benefits marketplace today from a broker and consultant perspective. It takes a comprehensive look at how brokers expect these changes to impact their business models, together with the strategic and tactical solutions they are exploring in responseespecially in the context of health care reform. Intriguing insights will be revealed on broker attitudes, concerns and expectations about industry pressures and challenges. A must-attend for brokers who need to know how to competitively differentiate themselves and their services in this new landscape.