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Risk Management in 2012

ERM programs, cyber risk, accessing the C-suite top the list of concerns, opportunities

With the New Year upon us, NU spoke with some of the top players in risk management to discover where the greatest challenges and opportunities are in 2012. Some common themes that emerged: the increasing attention being paid to cyber liability; the ever-growing importance of developing, or further refining, an enterprise risk management [ERM] program; and the need for risk managers to position themselves not as insurance buyers—but as strategic, value-creating assets who can respond to the broader business concerns of their organization’s C-suite leaders. 

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Tim East
Director, Corporate Risk Management Walt Disney Co.
Member of NU’s Risk Managers Advisory Board


Karl Zimmel
Manager, Risk Management Services UniSource Energy Corp. 
Member of NU’s Risk Managers Advisory Board

Michael Liebowitz
Director of Risk Management and Insurance, New York University
Member of NU’s Risk Managers Advisory Board


William J. Montanez
Director, Risk Management Ace Hardware Corp.
Member of NU’s Risk Managers Advisory Board


Lori Seidenberg
Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management/Insurance Risk Manager
Centerline Capital Group 


Frederick J. Kohm
Partner, Economic Advisory Services
Grant Thornton LLP



Cindy Mallett
President, Public Risk Management Association 
Risk Manager for the City of Gainesville, Ga.

Sue Chmieleski
Senior Vice President, Global Risk Management and Loss Control Lead
AWAC Services Co., Member Company of Allied World


Deborah Luthi 
President, Risk and Insurance Management Society 
Enterprise Risk Manager, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission


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