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RIMS introduces 2018 officers and board of directors

RIMS, the risk management society, has announced that Robert Cartwright, Jr. CRM, BSB/OP will lead the Society as president for the 2018 term, effective January 1st. 

Mr. Cartwright is the Division Manager of Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability for Bridgestone Retail Operations in the Northeast Region. He has been a member of RIMS for more than 25 years and on its Board of Directors for ten years.

Other officers and directors for 2018 are:

Officers on RIMS 2018 Board of Directors:

  • President: Robert Cartwright, Jr., CRM, BSB/OP; Division Manager, Northeast Region, Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability, Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC.
  • Vice President: Steve Pottle, CIP, CRM; Director Risk Management Services, York University.
  • Treasurer: Gloria Brosius; Corporate Risk Manager, Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings.
  • Secretary: Robert Zhang; China Risk and Compliance Manager, IKEA (China) Investment Co., Ltd.

New Board Members:

  • Susan Hiteshew, RIMS-CRMP, ARM; Senior Manager, Global Insurance and Risk Financing, Under Armour, Inc.
  • Kristen Peed, CPCU, RPLU, CRM, ARM-E, CIC, AAI; Director of Corporate Risk Management, CBIZ, Inc.
  • Jennifer Santiago, RIMS-CRMP, ARM; Director, Risk Management, Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation.
  • Patrick Sterling, SPHR, SHRM-SCP; Senior Director, Legendary People and Risk, Texas Roadhouse.

Incumbent Board Members:

  • Emily Cummins, CPA, CPCU, CISSP, ARM, ARE; Managing Director of Tax and Risk Management, National Rifle Association.
  • Barry Dillard; Director, Claims Management, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US.
  • Ellen R. Dunkin, Esq.; Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Risk Officer, Amalgamated Life Insurance Company.
  • Laura Langone, JD, MBA; Senior Director, Global Risk Management and Insurance, PayPal, Inc. Holdings.
  • Soubhagya Parija; Senior Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, New York Power Authority.
  • Ex Officio: Nowell R. Seaman, RIMS-CRMP, FCIP, CRM; Director, Global Risk Management, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.           
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