LONDON, UK—FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial and industrial property insurers, has appointed Andrew Bryson as operations senior vice president and manager of the company’s London operations, responsible for business in the United Kingdom.

He replaces Philip Johnson who was appointed senior vice president, EMEA division manager and is now based at FM Global’s Luxembourg office. 

Bryson previously served as operations engineering manager for FM Global’s London operations. He joined the company in 1995 as a field engineer and later became an account manager before taking risk management roles at both the British manufacturer Cobham PLC and the pharmaceutical multinational GlaxoSmithKline and then returning to FM Global.

He brings to his new role significant expertise in property risk management, helping businesses implement major projects and programmes focused on maximising resilience.

Bryson is a graduate from the University of Reading with a bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering.

Bryson has been replaced as operations engineering manager for London operations by Russell Kirby.

Kirby had been a Senior Account Manager for London operations since 2017. He joined FM Global in 1995 as a field engineer, after graduating from Liverpool John Moores University with a bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronic engineering.

About FM Global
Established nearly two centuries ago, 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 their business continuity in order to make cost-effective risk management decisions, combining property loss prevention with insurance protection.