RIMS News

RIMS Workshop at University of Southern California Drawing Broader Insurance Professional Audience

A risk professional is no longer merely someone who just focuses on protecting assets, according to Ward Ching, a managing director of the Western region at Aon. Ching not only sees a growing need for risk professionals to realize this …

Gaining a Risk Manager Seat at Technology’s Table: Interview with RIMS Leader Langone

The culture at technology startups like Uber, Airbnb and PayPal is all about risk-taking. They start by offering a unique, untested or reimagined product or service or by disrupting an industry’s established production, distribution or sales methods. To succeed long-term, …

Airbnb Insurance Leader Langone Becomes RIMS President for 2020

The risk management society, RIMS, announced that Laura Langone, head of Insurance Operations at Airbnb, Inc., will lead the association as president for the 2020 term. As president, Langone is succeeding Gloria Brosius, who is director of Risk Management and …

Northwestern University’s Figora Named RIMS Risk Manager of the Year

Luke Figora, senior associate vice president and chief risk and compliance officer at Illinois’ Northwestern University has been selected as the 2019 RIMS Risk Manager of the Year. The RIMS Risk Manager of the Year program aims to raise the …

RIMS Seeks Candidates for Diversity Council

The risk management society RIMS has formed a Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council tasked with identifying “relevant diversity and inclusion goals” for the society to pursue in its activities, as well as providing guidance on how best to achieve them. …

Jeff Davis, ICA, to Speak on Climate Change and Property Losses at Atlanta RIMS

Charlotte, NC, February 7, 2018 – Insurance Claims Adjusters, LP (ICA) is pleased to announce that Jeff Davis, vice president of claims and director of business development, will be a panelist at the 2018 Atlanta RIMS Educational Conference, speaking on …

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 …