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David G. Cammarata named to Risk Management Honor Roll®

By: Matthew Lerner

Published April 26, 2015 - 6:00am CST

"What you measure gets managed.” So says David G. Cammarata, assistant treasurer for risk management and insurance for Verizon Communications Inc.

David G. Cammarata covers top Verizon risks with massive insurance programs

By: Matthew Lerner

Published April 26, 2015 - 6:00am CST

As a major communications company with buildings in urban areas, Verizon Communications Inc. has significant cyber and terrorism exposures.

David G. Cammarata uses Verizon's captive insurers as firm foundation

By: Matthew Lerner

Published April 26, 2015 - 6:00am CST

The majority of Verizon Communications Inc.'s risk management activities are contained within its captives, which serve as the “cornerstone” of the company's risk management strategy, said Paul Johnson, director of captive operations for Verizon.

Wearables may not be so bad for insurers after all

Published April 26, 2015 - 6:00am CST

Wearable devices have created new risks and liability concerns, but in our latest In Focus video, we explore some of the ways insurers are beginning to use these tiny technological gadgets to their advantage.

Laurent Barbagli gets crucial support from Lafarge's management team

By: Sarah Veysey

Published April 26, 2015 - 6:00am CST

The ability to run a centralized insurance program for a company that is expanding its global reach has been one of Laurent Barbagli's key achievements.

Laurent Barbagli looks to family for risk management inspiration

By: Sarah Veysey

Published April 26, 2015 - 6:00am CST

When it comes to lessons in risk and crisis management, Laurent Barbagli's home life is a rich source of material — he and his wife have 11 children.

Laurent Barbagli created risk management community at Lafarge

By: Sarah Veysey

Published April 26, 2015 - 6:00am CST

The creation of a risk community within Lafarge S.A. has been a significant achievement for Laurent Barbagli.

Laurent Barbagli uses audits to promote risk awareness at Lafarge

By: Sarah Veysey

Published April 26, 2015 - 6:00am CST

One way in which Laurent Barbagli has helped promote risk awareness and risk management within Lafarge S.A. has been to expand the scope of risk audits undertaken in the company's various departments and geographies.

Lafarge merging with fellow cement manufacturer Holcim

By: Sarah Veysey

Published April 26, 2015 - 6:00am CST

Lafarge S.A. is in the midst of a $60 billion “merger of equals” with Jona, Switzerland-based Holcim Ltd. that is expected to be completed during the first half of 2015.

Laurent Barbagli named to Risk Management Honor Roll®

By: Sarah Veysey

Published April 26, 2015 - 6:00am CST

Laurent Barbagli, group risk and insurance manager at Paris-based Lafarge S.A., has succeeded in streamlining an insurance program against a backdrop of a company expanding into emerging markets.

Laurent Barbagli introduces groupwide risk mitigation standards for Lafarge

By: Sarah Veysey

Published April 26, 2015 - 6:00am CST

An audit of group standards for risk mitigation at Lafarge S.A. revealed a need to align all stakeholders including engineers, the group executive committee, external risk consultants and the finance department, according to Laurent Barbagli, group risk and insurance manager.

Laurent Barbagli consolidates captive insurance program to optimize risk retention

By: Sarah Veysey

Published April 26, 2015 - 6:00am CST

A streamlining of the captive insurance arrangements for Lafarge S.A. has been a major achievement for Laurent Barbagli, the company's group risk and insurance manager.

Kathleen M. Ireland used technology to keep IBM ahead of Superstorm Sandy

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published April 26, 2015 - 6:00am CST

Like countless other businesses in the Northeast, IBM felt the fury of October 2012's Superstorm Sandy.

Kathleen M. Ireland gives IBM's attorneys contract guidance with online tool

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published April 26, 2015 - 6:00am CST

One of the major projects Kathleen M. Ireland has tackled at IBM has been to create a guide for the 4,000 or so attorneys used by the company worldwide who negotiate customer contract agreements.

Risk quantification helps Kathleen M. Ireland decide IBM's retention

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published April 26, 2015 - 6:00am CST

To determine the nature of IBM's risks, Kathleen M. Ireland, the company's vice president of global risk and insurance, undertook a formal risk quantification study.

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