LONDON, UK—FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers, has appointed Nicholas Batten vice president, manager of global services at the company’s Johnston, R.I., USA-based headquarters.
In his new role, Batten serves as a key resource to FM Global’s operations worldwide in helping structure comprehensive global programmes for multinational clients. He also oversees the governance of FM Global’s WorldReach insurance and service network and ensures the consistent and compliant delivery of the company’s underwriting, engineering and claims services.
“The newly created position underscores the ongoing commitment we have to our WorldReach partners around the globe where we have collaborated for many years to serve our mutual policyholders,” said Alex Tadmoury, senior vice president, manager of client service and sales.
Batten previously was assistant vice president, international practice leader for the company. He joined FM Global in 2000 as a client service representative in the company’s Windsor, UK office and then served as an account manager for several years in Stockholm, Sweden. He has held a variety of roles within the company since, each with increasing responsibility. Prior to joining FM Global, Batten worked in the financial services industry and as a retail broker.
About FM Global
For nearly two centuries, many of the world's largest organisations have turned to FM Global (www.fmglobal.co.uk) to develop cost-effective property insurance and engineering solutions to protect their business operations from fire, natural disasters and other types of property risk. With clients in more than 130 countries, FM Global has been named "Best Property Insurer in the World" by Euromoney magazine, "Best Global Property Insurer" by Global Finance magazine and received the prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise, as well as the 2013 CIR Risk Management Insurance Partnership of the Year Award. In the United Kingdom, FM Global is the communicative name for FM Insurance Company Limited, which celebrated its 50thanniversary of international operation in 2013.