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FM Global’s Grace Ries Honoured by Business Insurance magazine With a 2017 Break Out Award

LONDON, UK—Grace Ries, vice president, manager of cyber risk insurance products at commercial and industrial property insurer FM Global, has received a Break Out Award from Business Insurance magazine highlighting her achievements as an “up-and-coming” leader in the insurance industry. According to the magazine, Ries is one of 40 “top professionals on track to be the next leaders in the risk management and property/casualty field.”

The magazine noted in its June 2017 issue that Ries, who started her career as a loss prevention consultant with FM Global in 2007, “now leads a dedicated unit tasked with developing an underwriting approach and coverage capabilities to meet clients’ needs for first-party cyber solutions.”

In recent years, FM Global also has received awards from Business Insurance magazine acknowledging the innovativeness of its Resilience Index, the first data-driven tool and repository that annually ranks the enterprise resilience of 130 countries and territories to disruptive events; its SimZone, a distinct 12,000-square-foot (1,115-square-metre) experiential learning facility for its clients and engineers located in Norwood, Massachusetts, USA; and its MyRisk online portal that helps clients manage, monitor and mitigate risk.

About FM Global

Established nearly two centuries ago, FM Global’s 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 organisations. 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.