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Commercial property insurer FM Global appoints Malcolm C. Roberts as president
Commercial property insurer FM Global appoints Malcolm C. Roberts as president
09 July 2021
JOHNSTON, R.I., USA—FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers, today announced that Executive Vice President Malcolm C. Roberts has been appointed president and elected to the company’s board of directors, effective Aug. 1, 2021. He will succeed Thomas A. Lawson as chief executive officer, effective Jan. 1, 2022.
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2021 FM Global Resilience Index: Asia’s Uneven Risk Landscape Could Impact Economic Recovery
2021 FM Global Resilience Index: Asia’s Uneven Risk Landscape Could Impact Economic Recovery
25 May 2021
Asia remains vulnerable to significant business disruption according to the newly released 2021 FM Global Resilience Index, the definitive global ranking of countries and territories by the resilience of their business environments. This year’s index demonstrates the relative difference between the region’s economies, where resilient countries like Singapore are becoming more so, widening the gap to less resilient regional neighbours and creating cause for concern as economies seek to recover and adapt multi-market supply chains and pursue opportunities for growth.
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FM Global’s new worldwide earthquake map provides users a full picture of the omnipresent risk
FM Global’s new worldwide earthquake map provides users a full picture of the omnipresent risk
05 May 2021
Deadly virus mutations, record hurricanes, historic wildfires, and a beached cargo ship: Though unexpected, all were known business risks that would have been worse if complicated by yet another surprise—a serious earthquake. The ever-present risk of earthquakes, which on average causes nearly US$40 billion in direct economic loss every year, is why FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers, today released the world’s most comprehensive global earthquake risk map.
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Premier Foods plc chairman Colin Day elected to the board of directors of  commercial property insurer FM Global
Premier Foods plc chairman Colin Day elected to the board of directors of commercial property insurer FM Global
12 January 2021
Colin Day, chairman of Premier Foods plc, one of Britain’s largest food manufacturers, has been elected to the board of directors of commercial property insurer FM Global. FM Global’s board comprises executives from the world’s most sophisticated manufacturing, distribution and service organizations. Day previously served on FM Global’s board when he was chief executive of Essentra plc.
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Commercial property insurer FM Global’s A+ (Superior) financial strength rating affirmed by AM Best
Commercial property insurer FM Global’s A+ (Superior) financial strength rating affirmed by AM Best
11 January 2021
FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers, has received an A+ (Superior) financial strength rating affirmation with a “stable” outlook from AM Best. The rating also applies to the company’s affiliates, including Affiliated FM Insurance Company (AFM), FM Insurance Company Limited, FM Insurance Europe S.A. and Appalachian Insurance Company.
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Commercial property insurer FM Global’s ‘AA’ financial strength rating affirmed by Fitch with a “stable” outlook
Commercial property insurer FM Global’s ‘AA’ financial strength rating affirmed by Fitch with a “stable” outlook
08 December 2020
Fitch has affirmed commercial property insurer FM Global’s ‘AA’ (Very Strong) financial strength rating with a “stable” outlook. According to Fitch, “the ratings affirmation reflects FM Global's long-term underwriting profitability, very strong capitalization and competitive advantages derived from the company's engineering expertise and global presence in specialty commercial property insurance markets, as well as benefits drawn from the company's mutual company status.”
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How risk managers can best prepare for commercial property insurance renewals in challenging market conditions
12 November 2020
As many industries grapple with the economic and commercial disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic, FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers, is offering key advice for risk and insurance managers for an effective renewal process with their commercial property insurer, to help meet the challenges posed by the changing market conditions.
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