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FM Global Receives ‘BEST Award’ from the Association of Talent Development

Award Recognises Insurer’s Organisational Commitment to Client and Employee Learning

LONDON, UK—Commercial and industrial property insurer FM Global has been ranked internationally for its enterprise-wide client and employee learning and development program. The mutual insurer was recognised this month at the Association for Talent Development (ATD) 2014 BEST Awards, the talent development industry’s most rigorous and coveted recognition.

“Because engineering expertise is the most critical discipline at FM Global, it is a top priority to develop learning solutions around specific risk improvement topics,” according to the ATD. “The learning team's success is based on its ability to educate clients about property risk reduction and loss prevention through direct training and client service team interactions.”

Selection was based on quantitative and qualitative information that organisations submitted to the ATD about their learning and talent development practices and programs. Applications were assessed in a blind review by members of the BEST Awards advisory committee, a select group of experts in the field.

The BEST Award is the second honour received by FM Global this year for its commitment to enterprise-wide learning and development. In March, the insurer received a 2014 Innovation Award for its SimZone, a distinct 12,000-square-foot hands-on training facility that simulates property hazards located at FM Global’s Centre for Property Risk Solutions in Norwood, Mass., USA.

About FM Global

For nearly two centuries, many of the world’s largest organisations have turned to FM Global ( 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.