John Egan, Vice president, global risk management, 21st Century Fox
21st Century Fox
In recent months, the entertainment industry has been rocked by harassment allegations that have led to a great need for crisis and reputation management, overhaul of culture, and protection measures for employees.
As risk manager for both 21st Century Fox and News Corporation, John Egan manages and coordinates the risk and insurance programs for both organizations. He is responsible for identifying and assessing threats, establishing the methodology for allocation of insurance-related expenses, and overseeing risk mitigation for various aspects of the business. Egan specializes in media and professional liability lines, as well as casualty insurance, and worked in various capacities at Gallagher, Aon and its predecessor firms for more than 35 years before joining 21st Century Fox.