The Association of Insurance and Risk Managers in Industry and Commerce (Airmic) has appointed Jonh Ludlow as chief executive, to replace the outgoing John Hurrell, effective June 13.
Ludlow has over 15 years of experience in senior risk management positions, and has served as a director of Airmic since 2012, including one year as senior deputy chair.
Prior to this, Ludlow served as senior vice president and head of global risk management at InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG).
Clive Clarke, Airmic's chairman, commented: "We are delighted to welcome John as the next chief executive. John has a fantastic record as a risk professional and is extremely well-regarded within the risk management community. Having worked closely with Airmic for years, he not only understands the needs of our members, but also has the experience and vision to continue the excellent progress made under John Hurrell's pioneering leadership."
Ludlow added: "Airmic plays a vital and hugely influential leadership role in the risk management profession and wider insurance market and it will be an absolute honour to represent and serve its members in what are both challenging and exciting times.
"As the business world continues to evolve, so must risk and insurance management and I'm looking forward to working with Airmic's board and secretariat to champion the risk management profession with business leaders, while working with the insurance market to find new solutions for tomorrow's challenges, and helping members develop the strategic and soft skills that will maximise their influence."
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