JOHNSTON, R.I., USA—Grace Ries, staff vice president, manager of cyber risk insurance products at commercial and industrial property insurer FM Global, has received a Break Out Award from Business Insurance magazine highlighting her achievements as an “up-and-coming” leader in the insurance industry. According to the magazine, Ries is one of 40 “top professionals on track to be the next leaders in the risk management and property/casualty field.”

The magazine noted in its June 2017 issue that Ries, who started her career as a loss prevention consultant with FM Global in 2007, “now leads a dedicated unit tasked with developing an underwriting approach and coverage capabilities to meet clients’ needs for first-party cyber solutions.”

In recent years, FM Global also has received awards from Business Insurance magazine acknowledging the innovativeness of its Resilience Index, the first data-driven tool and repository that annually ranks the enterprise resilience of 130 countries and territories to disruptive events; its SimZone, a distinct 12,000-square-foot (1,115-square-meter) experiential learning facility for its clients and engineers located in Norwood, Massachusetts, USA; and its MyRisk online portal that helps clients manage, monitor and mitigate risk.