JNEWS: Lupu, Cornel [MC1990] Manager unclaimed property audits @ Keane

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Keane Hires Unclaimed Property Insurance Specialist and Former Internal Auditor
June 7, 2011 | Filed under: Press Releases | Posted by: Gamut News Staff

Cornel Lupu to support Keane clients with navigating unclaimed

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Jun. 7, 2011 (Business Wire) — Keane, the only comprehensive provider of unclaimed property consulting, annual compliance reporting, and communication solutions, announced today that Cornel Lupu, has joined its National Consulting and Advisory Services team as a Manager. In this role, Lupu will help clients navigate complex unclaimed property audits. He will be based in New York City at Keane’s corporate headquarters.

Lupu has 20 years of diverse and extensive experience in the insurance industry. His areas of specialty include unclaimed property audits, internal audit, Sarbanes Oxley Section 404 and 302 compliance, and financial reporting. He will offer Keane clients unique insights into the target areas and common challenges that companies face in unclaimed property audits.

“We’re thrilled to announce that Cornel Lupu is joining our robust team of unclaimed property professionals,” said Valerie Jundt, Managing Director of Keane’s National Consulting and Advisory Services practice. “Cornel has extensive experience in the insurance industry coupled with a unique background involving the recent state-initiated audits. In this critical time, when states, the public and the media are focusing on industry standards, he will provide valuable assistance to our clients to help them meet and exceed those expectations.”

As the former director of examinations for Verus Financial, LLC, Lupu facilitated the development of an extensive audit program that has been approved by numerous State Treasury Departments and is still being utilized in conjunction with numerous active life insurance unclaimed property audits. He has first-hand experience assessing unclaimed property compliance practices at major life insurance companies, has served as a global compliance officer for a major insurer, and has implemented and managed global business ethics and compliance reporting systems.

“Keane continues to recruit and invest in the very best unclaimed property specialists in the country,” said Nick Nichols, Keane’s Chief Operating Officer. “With the recent demand for consulting and audit assistance from insurance companies, we are committed to adding even more resources to this practice. Cornel’s background and expertise is unparalleled and a perfect fit for our consulting team and clients.”

Lupu graduated with a B.S. in Accounting from Manhattan College. He is an affiliate member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and the Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization (UPPO).

For more information, please visit http://www.KeaneUP.com.

About Keane

On December 14, 2010, Venio, LLC and The Keane Organization joined forces to become the clear leader in the unclaimed property industry. The combined company, now operating under the name Keane, provides unmatched communication, consulting, and compliance services. From customized communications programs and data analysis to in-depth consulting and annual compliance reporting, Keane provides corporations, mutual funds, banks, brokerages, insurance companies and transfer agents with a depth and breadth of services that is unmatched. Each Keane service helps clients ensure compliance, reduce costs, protect shareholders, or retain customers while successfully navigating the complexities of unclaimed property reporting regulations. What sets Keane apart is our commitment to customer service, the expertise of our employees, and our accountability for measurable results. Keane employs more than 160 people across the country, in our New York, NY headquarters, our Wayne, PA operating facility and satellite offices across the country. For more information, please visit http://www.KeaneUP.com.

Vault Communications, Inc. Meredith Rovine, 610-455-2756 mrovine@vaultcommunications.com or Keane David McCrystal, 800-848-8896 x3257 dmccrystal@keaneup.com

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Lupu, Cornel [MC????]

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Dear John,

   I believe that Cornel is a member of the Class of 1990.

   Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Lupu, Cornel [MC1990]

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