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FM Global Moves Six Leaders Into New Senior Management Roles

JOHNSTON, R.I., USA—FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial and industrial property insurers, has promoted six of its seasoned leaders to new roles, effective Oct. 1, 2014.

Bret N. Ahnell, senior vice president, Western division manager, will become an executive vice president. He will oversee various divisions within the company, including underwriting and reinsurance, engineering and research, claims and enterprise learning, information services and marketing. He joined the company as a loss prevention engineer in 1987.

Chris Johnson, senior vice president, EMEA division manager, will become an executive vice president. He will oversee FM Global’s international operations and Affiliated FM, a division that specializes in mid-market property insurance. Johnson has worked at FM Global since 1979, beginning as a loss prevention engineer.

Michael R. Turner, senior vice president, Eastern division manager, will become an executive vice president. He will oversee FM Global’s North and South America insurance operations. Turner has been employed by the company since 1982 as an underwriter.

Kevin L. Bradshaw, vice president, forest products operations manager, will assume the role of senior vice president, Western division manager. Bradshaw will oversee all client relations, underwriting, engineering, processing and administration for the division. He began his career with FM Global in 1986 as a loss prevention engineer.

Vincent A. Reyda, vice president, New York operations manager, has been promoted to senior vice president, EMEA division manager. He will be based in FM Global’s Windsor, U.K., office and will oversee all client relations, underwriting, engineering, processing and administration for the division. He started with the company in 1988 as a loss prevention engineer.

Malcolm C. Roberts, vice president, chemical operations manager, will become senior vice president, Eastern division manager. He will oversee all client relations, underwriting, engineering, processing and administration for the division. Roberts joined the company in 1995 as a loss prevention engineer after working in the oil and chemical industries.

Established in 1835, FM Global is a mutual insurance company whose capital, scientific research capability and engineering expertise are solely dedicated to property risk management and the resilience of its client-owners. These owners, who share the belief that the majority of property loss is preventable, represent many of the world’s largest organizations, including one of every three FORTUNE 1000 companies. They work with FM Global to better understand the hazards that can impact affect their business continuity in order to make cost-effective risk management decisions combining property loss prevention with insurance protection. FM Global is rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best and AA (Very Strong) by Fitch.

 

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