FM Global, one of the world’s largest business property insurers, has appointed Rod Fisher as senior vice president of underwriting and reinsurance.
In his new role, based at the company’s Johnston, R.I. USA-based corporate offices, Fisher will be responsible for the company’s overall underwriting and reinsurance functions. Previously, he served as senior vice president and manager of the company’s Central (U.S.) division, based in Park Ridge, Ill., USA where he was responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the division, which serves clients in 22 U.S. states.
Fisher joined FM Global in 1985 as a field engineer, became a claims adjuster in 1987 and has held several management positions in sales and underwriting before being named a client service manager in 1999. In 2000, he was appointed vice president and operations manager for Los Angeles operations located in Woodland Hills, Calif., USA.
In 2002, he was recognized by Business Insurance magazine as one of the industry’s “35 Rising Stars” for his work on FM Global’s Client Servicing Process.
Fisher graduated with a degree in chemical engineering from Oregon State University and holds the CPCU designation from the American Institute of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters.