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The flip side of “The Great Resignation” could be “The Great Hire,” as people in the benefits, insurance and retirement industry find new opportunities to use their talents. Let’s catch up on some new appointments and promotions in our newsmakers roundup, as well as some significant mergers & acquisitions:

Sun Life Financial recently entered into a definitive agreement to acquire DentaQuest, for US$2.475 billion (approximately C$3.1 billion). Founded in 2001, DentaQuest provides Medicaid dental benefits in the U.S. along with growing Medicare Advantage, commercial and U.S. Affordable Care Act exchange businesses. It currently has more than 33 million members in 36 states.

C.J. Marwitz

C.J. Marwitz is the editor for the retirement industry audience and a digital managing editor at BenefitsPRO. She is currently considering pitches for unpublished contributed content related to the employer-sponsored retirement plan arena. A former technology editor, advertising copywriter, and academic advisor, Marwitz is the mother of three and walker/stick-thrower/treat-giver to an orange-and-white Welsh Corgi named Leeloo Dallas Multipass.

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