News Release HAMILTON, Bermuda The Head of the Public Service Cherie Whitter announced the appointment of Gershon Gibbons as the Director of Social Insurance.

As the Director of Social Insurance, Mr Gibbons will work under the direction of the Financial Secretary. Mr Gibbons will be responsible for overseeing the Bermuda Government’s Social Insurance Pension and Benefits Programme.

With more than 20 years of experience within the Government of Bermuda, Mr Gibbons has held various public service positions since 2002. Most recently he held the position of Manager of Compensation and Benefits, a position he held for 14 years.

As the Manager of the Compensation & Benefits section for the Government of Bermuda within the Accountant General’s Department and the Department of Employee & Organizational Development, he was responsible for all aspects of the employee payroll, including weekly and monthly employee payments. Also, he was responsible for administering employee benefits, including Health Insurance enrollment, Bermuda Government Pensions Funds, Public Service Superannuation Funds, and Minister and Members of the Legislature, contributions, and pensioner payments. 

Before joining the Bermuda Government, Mr Gibbons worked as a Senior Portfolio Accountant and Senior Fund Accountant in the private sector.   He is a graduate of American International College, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Accounting. Mr Gibbons currently serves as a member of the Bermuda Credit Union’s Board of Directors, a member of Western Stars Sports Club, and is a former member of the Bermuda Cricket Board.