Global risk management society RIMS has announced the appointment of Gloria Brosius as president for the 2019 term, effective January 01.
Brosius, who is director of risk management and insurance at Pinnacle Agriculture Distribution Inc., has been a member of RIMS for 22 years. She joined the society’s board of directors in 2014 and has held numerous board positions with the RIMS Rocky Mountain Chapter (Denver), including serving as president from 2005-2006.
In her long tenure with RIMS, Brosius has also volunteered on the society’s member and chapter services committee and was its vice-chair in 2013 before joining the RIMS global board.
Commenting on her appointment as president, Brosius said: “Expectations have never been higher for risk professionals. Business leaders are turning to their risk management teams to deliver enterprise-wide intelligence and dynamic strategies that support organizational goals. 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.
“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.”
In her new role, Brosius will be supported by fellow members on the RIMS 2019 board of directors, including: vice president Steve Pottle (director of risk management services at Thompson Rivers University); treasurer Laura Langone (senior director of global risk management and insurance at PayPal, Inc. Holdings); and secretary Barry Dillard (director of risk strategies, insurance and compliance at Walt Disney World Resorts).