LONDON, UK—Understanding highly protected risk within a cyber framework, learning how risk managers can add strategic value to the C-suite, experiencing a flood using virtual reality and evaluating risk via FM Global’s new global flood map tool are among the unique offerings that await risk managers when they visit with FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers, at the RIMS 2017 Annual Conference and Exhibition in Philadelphia next week.


Strategic Resilience: Taking Your Seat at the Table
Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 11 a.m.–noon, Room 113B

FM Global CEO Tom Lawson will lead a professional development session focusing on how risk managers can add strategic value to the C-suite by adjusting their approach to risk management and communications. Now, more than ever, risk managers are called upon to proactively evaluate and inform senior executives of critical emerging risk factors that may impact the future success of strategic decisions. Calling on his own C-suite experiences, Lawson will offer useful advice to risk managers on how they can be more effective with senior leaders and board members.


Commercial Property Cyber Insurance: Creating HPR for Your Organisation
Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m., Room 108B

Listen to FM Global’s vice president and manager of cyber hazards, Carmelina Borsellino, as she examines how a highly protected risk (HPR) approach for cyber-attacks requires holistic prevention that identifies and mitigates the threats before they happen. Named a “2017 Insurance Executive to Watch” by Risk & Insurance magazine, Borsellino will illustrate a risk management approach to cyber that involves asking and answering a number of critical questions and understanding loss scenarios beyond one’s direct experience.


Visit Storm Central
FM Global Exhibition Booth 1627, April 24-26, 2017

Through the magic of virtual reality, visitors can ‘tour’ FM Global’s famed Natural Hazards Laboratory and experience a flood firsthand and see flood mitigation products in action.  Large table-top computers will display FM Global’s recently launched Global Flood Map, where users can zoom in on the location of their properties worldwide and evaluate their flood risk. There also will be FM Approved flood barriers and protection equipment on display so visitors can quickly learn how to better mitigate flood loss.


About FM Global

Established nearly 200 years 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. FM Global works with many of the world’s largest organisations to develop cost-effective property insurance and engineering solutions to protect their business operations from fire, natural disasters and other types of property risk. FM Global is rated ‘A+’ by Standard & Poor’s, ‘A+’ (Superior) by A.M. Best, and ‘AA’ (Very Strong) by Fitch. In the United Kingdom, FM Global is the communicative name for FM Insurance Company Limited.