London, U.K.—FM Global, one of the world's largest commercial property insurers, has appointed Gerry L. Alonso as senior vice president, division manager of AFM, which specialises in insuring middle market clients around the world.
Alonso, currently FM Global’s Eastern USA division manager, will assume his new role effective Feb. 1, 2020, and be based at AFM’s corporate offices in Johnston, Rhode Island, USA.
Since joining the company in 1985 as an engineering consultant in Dallas, Texas, USA, he has held various positions, including claims management roles in the company’s Chicago, Illinois, USA, office and in Dallas, where he served as Western USA division claims manager. In 2006, he was named senior vice president, manager, claims, a role he served in until 2018, when he became the company’s Boston, Massachusetts, USA, operations manager.
Alonso earned a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from Louisiana State University.