On Thursday, FM Global announced the key chairman in newly created roles in the wake of the recently announced CEO Thomas A. Lawson at the turn of the year.
Bret N. Ahnell, Vice President, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and will conduct insurance business globally. He will report to Malcolm C. Roberts, who has been appointed President, with effect from August 1, 2021.
Kevin S. Ingram, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has been promoted to Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective 1 August 2021. He will continue to oversee all financial and risk management activities in the company in addition to other corporate functions. He will also report to Roberts.
FM Global also announced the following appointments, effective September 1
Deanna Fidler, Senior Vice President, Human Resources Manager, will become Vice President, Chief Executive Officer, based at FM Global's corporate office in Johnston , Rhode Island. She will oversee human resources, diversity and inclusion, strategy and business activation, technology and the FM Global Academy. She will report to Mr Roberts.
Randall E. Hodge, Senior Vice President, Chief Underwriting Officer, will be promoted to Executive Vice President, Personnel Insurance, based at FM Global's corporate office in Johnston, Rhode Island. He will oversee insurance and reinsurance, technology and research, FM approvals, receivables, customer service and marketing, as well as data analysis and reporting to Mr. Roberts.
George J. Plesce, Senior Vice President, Chief Client Experience and Sales Manager, has been named Vice President, USA, Latin America and Sales, overseeing regional insurance and engineering operations and global business development. He will be based at FM Global's corporate office in Johnston, Rhode Island, and will report to Ahnell.
James R. Galloway continues as Vice President, overseeing FM Global's international operations and AFM, a division that provides commercial real estate insurance to the average market. Galloway also takes responsibility for FM Global's Canada division and the specialty industry and reports to Ahnell.