Financial services holding firm CNO Financial Group announced the appointment of Brian Schneider as vice president, enterprise risk management (ERM) and chief risk officer.

Schneider will report to Chief Actuary Karen DeToro, who had previously served as the company’s chief risk officer since June 2020.

As chief risk officer, Schneider will oversee the firm’s risk management strategy. Working closely with company leadership, he will lead risk governance, business continuity management, model governance, and strategic and emerging risk management.

Joining CNO in 2021 as vice president, enterprise risk management, Schneider previously served as director of ERM at CNA Insurance, where he was responsible for enterprise-level risk identification, assessment, monitoring, and reporting.

He also held various risk management, insurance, and consulting roles at Liberty Mutual, GCM Grosvenor, and Navigant Consulting.