RIMS First-Ever China Forum Draws Support from Local Government Agencies and Respected Industry Leaders

November 22, 2017

Insurance Society of China, China State Administration of Work Safety, Microsoft, Peking University, PICC, PwC, and Willis Towers Watson
 Representatives Complete an All-Star Speaker Lineup
NEW YORK (22 November 2017) – RIMS, the risk management society ™, welcomed the region’s risk management community to its inaugural RIMS Risk Management Forum China on 22 November in Beijing. Chinese government officials, state-owned enterprises, large private entities, academics and local risk professionals comprised an audience of nearly 200 corporate risk management and insurance professionals.
With support from its event partners – the Insurance Society of China, Peking University, the People’s Insurance Company of China, PwC, and Willis Towers Watson – the Forum covered a wide range of risk management trends, strategies and best practices for effectively managing evolving and emerging risks.
Featured sessions included:
•    Benefits of Implementing ERM in Multinational Companies;
•    Cyber Security;
•    Risk Transfer;
•    Implementing a Global Insurance Program;
•    Risk Management Professional Development & Certification; and
•    A series of discussions about the One Belt One Road initiative.
“RIMS is fortunate to have so many influential partners in China who have graciously supported our Society and allowed RIMS to deliver an impactful program to its risk management community,” said RIMS CEO Mary Roth. “It has been an honor to hear from industry thought leaders in the region. We sincerely thank those partners, our speakers and attendees and look forward to continuing to build upon these new relationships.” 
The RIMS Risk Management Forum China is one of several global risk management events the Society produced this year. Prior to this Forum, the Society held events in Australia, the United Kingdom, Canada, Japan, India and the United States. This December, RIMS will host its first invitation-only Risk Summit India in Mumbai on 7 December, and the RIMS Risk Forum Middle East in Dubai will take place on December 11 and 12.  To learn more about RIMS Events and RIMS Global Initiatives, visit www.RIMS.org.

For more information, contact:

Josh Salter, Director of Communications, (212) 655-6059 or JSalter@rims.org

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