The risk management society, RIMS, todayannounced the winners of its series of industry awards presentedduring RIMS 2017 Annual Conference & Exhibition AwardsLuncheon in Philadelphia.

RIMS' most prestigious honor, the Harry and DorothyGoodell Award, was presented to Scott B.Clark, Area Senior Vice President, Enterprise RiskManagement Consultant at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Namedin honor of RIMS' first president, the award pays tribute to anindividual who has furthered the goals of the Society and the riskmanagement discipline through outstanding service andachievement.

RIMS Risk Manager of theYear and Risk Management HonorRoll aim to raise the profile of the risk managementprofession and the outstanding programs practitioners haveimplemented within their organizations. This year's winnerwas Loren Nickel, Director of Business Riskand Insurance at Google. Inductees to the RIMS Risk ManagementHonor Roll were:

  • Benjamin Evans, Executive Director, Office ofRisk Management and Insurance at the University ofPennsylvania;
  • Juliana J. Keaton, Director of Insurance atCSX Transportation, Inc.; and
  • Scot Schwarting, Director of Risk Managementat Whirlpool Corporation.

The RIMS Rising Star Award honorsup-and-coming risk management professionals under the age of 35 orwho have seven or less years of professional experience in theindustry. This year, William Lehman,Insurance Specialist at Cook Group Incorporated, was honored fordemonstrating exceptional initiative, volunteerism, professionaldevelopment, achievement, and leadership potential.

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