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Whether it's a feature article on our groundbreaking research or an interview with one of our industry leaders, FM Global is frequently in the news. From here, you can read recent news reports and informative articles written by or featuring commentary from company experts.
The CEO TV Show—February 10, 2014
» Urban environments and natural hazards
FM Global chairman and CEO Shivan Subramaniam talks about how urbanization has contributed to a rise in businesses experiencing natural disaster losses.
FX Week—February 7, 2014
» Treasurer Talk: William Mekrut, FM Global
FM Global’s treasurer discusses how managing foreign exchange risk supports the company’s financial strength and claims paying ability.
Strategic Risk—February 4, 2014
» FM Global: Too many firms accept nat cat losses
It’s better to take a proactive approach in preventing nat cat losses rather than preparing for their consequences.
IndustryWeek—January 30, 2014
» You Can't Outsource Risk: Creating Resilient Supply Networks
Outsourcing production is possible, but outsourcing risk is not, says FM Global vp, all-risk underwriting manager.
Strategic Risk—January 15, 2014
» FM Global’s new Northern Europe operations chief outlines trends for 2014
Philip Johnson identifies supply chain complexities and economic risk as key threats for businesses.
Global Finance Magazine—January 2014
» Supply Chain: Rising Tides of Risk
Jeff Beauman, vice president of all-risk underwriting at FM Global discusses the company’s approach to helping clients manage supply chain risk.
The CEO TV Show—January 6, 2014
» Risks CEOs Must Manage
FM Global chairman and CEO Shivan Subramaniam shares insights on ways companies can better manage risk.
New York Times—January 5, 2014
» Management Be Nimble
In a new book published by the New York Times, FM Global chairman and CEO Shivan Subramaniam discusses the benefits of companies having a simple operating framework.
BestDay Audio—December 4, 2013
» Managing Through Natural Hazard Losses
A podcast with FM Global sr. vp Brion Callori discuses a new FM Global report aimed at helping CEOs understand that natural hazard losses are predictable
The CEO TV Show—November 25, 2013
» FM Global’s Chairman and CEO on the Team's Role in Success
Shivan Subramaniam shares how FM Global’s retention strategy creates business success.
Risk & Insurance—November 12, 2013
» Expanding the Definition of Expected Risks
A new whitepaper from FM Global explains why there is no excuse for companies to downplay the risk of a natural disaster.
Chief Executive—November 10, 2013
» Seven Costly Risk Management Sins Committed by CEOs
FM Global’s CEO outlines seven ways organizations can more effectively mitigate the potential impact of natural disasters.
CFO.com—November 8, 2013
» FM Global CFO Plans for Long-Term Currency Perils
A look at how FM Global closely manages currency risk to protect policyholder-owners.
Risk & Insurance—November 1, 2013
» Energy's Quiet Power
Mark McAdams, FM Global high-hazard occupancy specialist, explains the associated property risk with biomass energy.
BestDay Audio—October 2, 2013
» Superstorm Sandy’s Supply Chain Impact
A podcast featuring FM Global chief engineer Ronnie Gibson looks at how Sandy changed perceptions of loss prevention engineering.
Financial Executive—October 1, 2013
» Supply Chain Disruption Risk Ask the Right Questions
FM Global CFO Jeff Burchill discusses effective ways to address supply chain disruption risk.
New York Times—September 1, 2013
» Learning Lessons From Hurricane Sandy
Jon Hall, FM Global executive vp, discusses why businesses should re-evaluate the locations of their facilities exposed to natural hazards.
Forbes.com—August 27, 2013
» “How Top CEOs Think, From Big Data To The Future”
Leading CEOs discuss future challenges and opportunities for their organizations and clients.
Property Casualty 360 - National Underwriter—June 3, 2013
» “Executive of the Month: FM Global's Ronald J. Gibson, vp, chief engineer”
Five questions and answers with FM Global’s new master of disaster.
Global Finance—June 2013
» “Building Resilience Into Supply Chains”
FM Global’s Eric Jones discusses how a robust supply chain is key to reducing the likelihood and potential impact of disruptions.
Business Insurance—May 3, 2013
» “Risk managers checklist of prudent catastrophe planning”
Learn what FM Global advises doing before, during and after a loss occurs.
MSN Weather—April 2013
» “9 earthquake-prone cities built near fault lines”
While no one knows where the next Big One will strike, FM Global researchers provide insights on some cities that might be in harm’s way.
Chief Learning Officer—March 2013
» “Experiencing Risk, Hands-On at FM Global’s SimZone”
A look at how FM Global’s experiential learning facility helps ensure the delivery of consistent engineering practices worldwide to clients.
CFO.com—February 26, 2013
» “CFO Presence Can Curb Insurance Prices”
FM Global explains how it can be music to an insurer’s ears when a CFO tells the company’s story about its risks and what’s being done to mitigate them.
IndustryWeek—January 17, 2013
» “Technology: Taming the Nanotech Risks”
FM Global teams up with Northeastern University to find a 'solution in anticipation of a problem' to help quell a nanoparticle panic.
Bloomberg News—January 15, 2013
» “FM Global Says Bet on Stocks With No Upside Left in Bonds”
There’s little room for gains in bonds, making stocks the more attractive investment, says FM Global’s CEO.
Business Insurance—January 13, 2013
» “In-depth supply chain research can prevent future reputation damage”
FM Global discusses factors to consider so your suppliers don’t put your firm at risk.
Business Insurance—December 11, 2012
» “FM Global Relies on Engineers to Assess Risk”
For FM Global, off-the-shelf catastrophe models are no substitute for loss prevention engineering.
Directors & Boards—Q3, 2012
» “FM Global’s Board is Vested in Business Resilience”
The strength of FM Global’s board is a shared belief that most losses are preventable, not inevitable.
CFO.com—November 28, 2012
» Rebuilding New York’s Business Resilience
An article authored by FM Global’s chairman and CEO indicates achieving business resilience is best done by leveraging wisdom on how to know prepare for disaster.
Business Insurance—November 26, 2012
» FM Global Wins Six Buyers Choice Awards
FM Global has been named top commercial property insurer in numerous categories by insurance buyers representing both large and mid-size organizations.
Risk & Insurance—November 2012
» FM Global Claims Veteran Blazes Her Own Trail
Maxine Walker, vice president and Western division claims manager, sees greater opportunities for women and minorities as insurance becomes global and multicultural.
CNBC Asia—November 1, 2012
» Insurers Well Capitalized to Absorb Sandy Losses
FM Global’s chairman and CEO says the commercial property insurance industry is in good shape to comfortably absorb losses from superstorm Sandy.
CNBC.com—September 19, 2012
» “Hall: Are You Prepared for the ‘Worst Case Scenario’?”
A look at business continuity planning as a strategy to effectively remain resilient when disaster strikes.
Risk & Insurance—September 15, 2012
» FM Global’s SimZone creates place where engineers can study risk first-hand
Learn about a 21st-century classroom where FM Global engineers gain practical experience with the most common property hazards facing today’s businesses.
» “‘Power’ Player: FM Global’s Mark McAdams”
Common exposures for companies in the power-generation industry and the underwriting considerations that accompany high-voltage risk.
Treasury & Risk—September 12, 2012
» "Insuring Major League Baseball’s Diamonds"
How the league leverages FM Global’s engineering expertise to guard against losses at its sleek new stadiums.
PBS Nightly Business Report—September 5, 2012
» "Video: Miami Marlins Stadium: Hurricane Tested, Taxpayer Approved"
How the new Miami Marlins baseball stadium was built to withstand the forces
of Mother Nature.
The Weather Channel (webisode)—May 11, 2012
» “WeatherReady: Protecting your Windows from Hurricanes”
Practical advice on preparing windows for high-wind events.
The Weather Channel (webisode)—May 11, 2012
» “WeatherReady: Protecting your Roof During Storms”
What to look for during a pre-storm roof inspection.
The Weather Channel (webisode)—May 11, 2012
» “WeatherReady: Protecting your Roof Even More in a Storm”
Helpful tips to keep the roof secured during a hurricane.
The Weather Channel—May 1, 2012
» “WeatherReady: Field Labs”
Learn how FM Global helps property owners protect against the impact of wildfires.
Risk Management—May 2012
» “Insurance Does Good”
An inside look at charitable giving in the P/C industry.
Risk and Insurance—May 1, 2012
» “The Fashionable Engineers”
How FM Global uses a unique engineering-based insurance approach to meet the needs of today’s risk manager.
Business Insurance—April 29, 2012
» “Reputation Risk Altered by Social Media”
How social media is transforming reputation risk management.
National Underwriter—April 23, 2012
» “At RIMS, Industry Execs Talk Pricing, Business Interruption & Cyber Risk”
Black Swan events bring renewed focus on supply chain risks.
PropertyCasualty360°—April 20, 2012
» “Put to the Test: A Video Visit to 3 Insurance Research Labs”
The role of loss prevention research and product testing plays in helping to protect the value companies create.
Risk & Insurance—April 13, 2012
» “Typhoons: Barreling Straight for Taiwan?”
A deeper look at natural hazard risk in Taiwan and its impact to the global supply chain.
Risk Management Professional—March 13, 2012
» “Lessons Learned from Anniversary of Japanese Tragedy”
Five ways to maintain your competitive edge when the next disaster strikes.
The Weather Channel—March 12, 2012
» "WeatherReady: Field Labs"
Learn how FM Global helps property owners protect against the impact of flying debris during a windstorm.
The Weather Channel—February 21, 2012
» "WeatherReady: Field Labs"
See how FM Global helps property owners protect against the impact of earthquakes.
Popular Mechanics—February 1, 2012
» "Flames, Quakes, & Ballistics: A Day in the Natural Disaster Lab"
Learn how FM Global simulates Mother Nature’s wrath to help businesses stay in business .
Best's Review—January 30, 2012
» "Innovators Showcase: RiskMark™"
FM Global’s Web-based risk quality benchmarking tool earns recognition for creativity and industry impact.
Risk & Insurance—September 12, 2011
» “Business Impact Analysis Prepares College Campuses for Times of Crisis”
FM Global illustrates the effectiveness of best practice methods when preparing for the worst.
Bloomberg—August 11, 2011
» "FM Global Chief Says Buy Large-Cap Stocks After Increasing JPMorgan Stake"
FM Global Chairman and CEO offers investment advice in an uncertain economy.
Insurance Journal—May 24, 2011
» "Catastrophes Issue Wake Up Call on Supply Chain Risks"
FM Global SVP Bret Ahnell reminds companies to analyze their supply chain risks in the wake of recent disasters.
IndustryWeek—May 4, 2011
» The Next Big One
FM Global SVP Bret Ahnell emphasizes the importance of managing supply chain risk to survive the next big natural disaster.
BestDay Audio—May 3, 2011
» FM Global's Shivan Subramaniam on Supply-Chain Issues
FM Global Chairman and CEO on the value of business continuity planning in the wake of natural disasters.
CFO—May 1, 2011
» This is a Mega-Event
FM Global CFO Jeff Burchill on the impact of the Japan disaster and the importance of enterprise risk management.
Fast Company—April 22, 2011
» Massive New Disaster Labs Go Frighteningly Authentic In Recreating Fires, Hurricanes, And Hail
FM Global's one-of-a-kind Research Campus featured on how disaster labs are helping companies avoid millions in loss.
PBS Nightly Business Report—April 19, 2011
» Japan's Damage Estimates
FM Global Chairman and CEO Shivan Subramaniam shares how the company is faring after the Japan earthquake.
Bloomberg—April 19, 2011
» CEO Sitdown: Assessing Damage
FM Global Chairman and CEO Shivan Subramaniam discusses the mutual company's history.
Risk Management—March, 2011
» Research and Destroy
Profile on how FM Global’s Research Campus helps the world be smarter, safer and more resilient.
Treasury & Risk—February 18, 2011
» Gauging Acquirers' Risks
With mergers and acquisitions on the rise, FM Global CFO Jeff Burchill warns of potential post-deal risks.
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