October 1, 2008
FM Global to Make Broad Changes to Its Senior Management Team
JOHNSTON, R.I., USA—FM Global, Rhode Island’s largest private company and one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers, has announced numerous changes will be made to its senior management team effective Jan. 1, 2009, as it promotes seasoned management within the company into new roles.
Brian J. Hurley, executive vice president of FM Global’s North and South America operations since 1989, will retire after a 38-year career with the company.
Ruud H. Bosman, executive vice president at FM Global since 1991, will become vice chairman, a newly created position within the company. Mr. Bosman has worked at FM Global since 1971.
Jonathan W. Hall, senior vice president of FM Global’s underwriting and reinsurance division, will become an executive vice president. Mr. Hall will oversee various divisions within the company including underwriting and reinsurance, engineering and research, claims, as well as marketing and training. He joined the company in 1980.
Thomas A. Lawson, senior vice president of FM Global’s engineering and research division since 2001, also will become an executive vice president. Mr. Lawson will oversee FM Global’s North and South America insurance operations. Mr. Lawson has been employed by the company since 1979.
Carol G. Barton, senior vice president of FM Global’s commercial lines division since 2001, will become senior vice president of underwriting and reinsurance. She joined FM Global in 1973.
Brion E. Callori, vice president and operations manager of FM Global’s New York operations, will become senior vice president of engineering and research. He has worked at FM Global since 1979.
Michael C. Lebovitz, vice president and manager of FM Global business unit Affiliated FM since 2001, will become senior vice president and division manager of Affiliated FM. He joined the organization in 1985.
The management team will be based in the company’s corporate offices in Johnston, R.I., USA.
Established in Rhode Island nearly 175 years ago, FM Global is a $4.7 billion company that insures more than one out of every three FORTUNE 1000 companies and similar-sized organizations in more than 130 countries. The company, ranked 583 among FORTUNE Magazine’s largest companies in America, employs 4,800 people in 57 offices worldwide. Nearly 1,700 of those employees work locally at the company’s headquarters in Johnston, R.I., at its state-of-the-art research campus in West Glocester, and in offices in Waltham and Norwood, Mass. Clients work with FM Global to develop robust property insurance and engineering solutions to protect their business operations from fire, natural disasters and other risks.
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