Rod Fisher was named as senior vice president of underwriting and reinsurance.
Saturday, January 7, 2012
FM Global of Johnston announced this week that Rod Fisher has been named senior vice president of underwriting and reinsurance. In his new role, based at the company’s Johnston corporate offices, Fisher will be responsible for the company’s overall underwriting and reinsurance functions. Previously, he served as senior vice president and manager of the company’s Central (U.S.) division, based in Park Ridge, IL where he was responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the division, which serves clients in 22 U.S. states. Fisher joined FM Global in 1985 as a field engineer, became a claims adjuster in 1987 and has held several management positions in sales and underwriting before being named a client service manager in 1999. In 2000, he …
The Johnston-based insurer held a grand opening ceremony this week for the $5 million training facility.
Sunday, September 18, 2011
Information for this article was submitted by The Perry Group on behalf of FM Global. On Sept. 12, FM Global, headquartered in Johnston, formally opened a $5-million, 12,000-sq.-ft. learning facility called the FM Global SimZone in Norwood, Mass. According to a company press release: "In the SimZone, FM Global engineers-in-training step away from their desks and into to a simulated, hands-on learning environment: the 21st century classroom. Eight individual simulation labs present a unique set of common property hazards any FM Global engineer will encounter in a real-life client facility. This is where good engineers become great." Each year, about 75 new engineers at FM Global — one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers — …