RIMS News

Zurich Makes a Difference in the Lives of Philadelphia Families

Zurich North America, a provider of property and casualty insurance and a company dedicated to improving the lives of children and families, has made a $10,000 donation to the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House. Paul Horgan, head of North America Commercial …

Chubb’s Oldest Active Subsidiary Receives Pennsylvania Historical Marker

Chubb, in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC), has dedicated a Pennsylvania historical marker to the Insurance Company of North America (INA), Chubb’s oldest subsidiary company. The marker was unveiled during a ceremony at Chubb’s office in …

St. Joseph’s University Team Wins Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge

At the Spencer Educational Foundation reception, RIMS board director and director of global risk management and insurance at PayPal Inc., Laura Langone, announced St. Joseph’s University’s student team as the winners of the Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge. The team, comprised …

Report Says Climate Change Could Make Some Wines Less Tasty

When you go to one of those giant annual insurance conferences ever wonder how much wine – in terms of gallons, number of glasses, bottles, dollar value – is consumed at all the evening mixers and up-scale soirees over the …

RIMS 2016: Star Trek Tools, Workers Comp’s Future Help Draw Biggest Crowd in 13 Years

Workers’ compensation, geopolitical risks, recalls, disaster response, the captive industry and cyber security were among the topics of sessions held throughout the final day of the annual RIMS conference for risk management and insurance professionals in San Diego, Calif. The …

RIMS 2016: Employee vs. Contractor Debate to Become Even Hotter

The employee vs. contractor debate has the potential to have a major impact on the insurance industry, according to a pair of experts speaking on the topic on Monday in San Diego, Calif. It’s estimated there are 10 million independent …

North Carolina’s Appalachian State Wins 2015 RIMS Risk Management Challenge

Appalachian State University’s risk management student team has been named the winner of the Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge. The announcement was made at the RIMS 2015 Conference & Exhibition Finale, by RIMS Executive Director Mary Roth. Established in 1979 to …

Roberts Takes Helm as RIMS President for 2015

Rick Roberts of Ensign-Bickford Industries assumed the presidency of the risk management organization RIMS for the 2015 term on Jan. 1. Roberts is the director of Risk Management and Employee Benefits for Ensign-Bickford Industries Inc. He has been a member …

Humana’s Shaw Chosen 2014 President of RIMS

RIMS, the risk management society, reports that Carolyn M. Snow will be president for the 2014 term. Snow is the director of Risk Management for Humana Inc. She has been a member of RIMS for 14 years and has been …

Risk Managers: Loss of TRIA Would Limit, Possibly End, Terrorism Coverage

A majority of risk professionals believe expiration of the federal terrorism reinsurance program would result in a decrease of affordable terrorism coverage or, even, the total elimination of the coverage, according to a poll by the Risk and Insurance Management …