7 January 2019Analysis

RIMS reveals 2019 president

Risk management association RIMS has appointed Gloria Brosius, director of risk management and insurance at Pinnacle Agriculture Distributions, as president for the 2019 term.

Brosius is based in Loveland, Colorado, and has been a member of RIMS for 22 years. She joined the RIMS board of directors in 2014, and has held a number of board positions with the RIMS Rocky Mountain Chapter (Denver), including serving as president from 2005-2006. She also volunteered on the RIMS Member and Chapter Services Committee and was its vice-chair in 2013 prior to joining the association's global Board.

“Business leaders are turning to their risk management teams to deliver enterprise-wide intelligence and dynamic strategies that support organisational goals," said Brosius. "My presidency will focus on ensuring that RIMS provides a path for the world’s risk management community to meet and exceed these great expectations.

Brosius continued: “I’m excited to lead this global association, to build on the successes of my predecessors and to continue to create opportunities for risk professionals to make brave decisions, both personally and professionally.”

The vice president on RIMS' 2019 board of directors is Steve Pottle, director of risk management services at Thompson Rivers University. Laura Langone, senior director of global risk management and insurance at PayPal, serves as treasurer and Barry Dillard, director of risk strategies, insurance and compliance at Walt Disney World Resorts, serves as secretary.

New board members include David Arick, assistant treasurer, global risk management, International Paper Company, and Gary Nesbit, senior director of risk management at Young Life.