Ferma announces with great sadness the death of Secretary General Edwin V. Meyer

11.02.2015 – ferma_meyer_150The Federation of European Risk Management Associations (Ferma) announces with great sadness the death of Edwin V Meyer, FERMA Secretary General and board member. Edwin was General Manager Risk and Insurance Management for ArcelorMittal based in Luxembourg.

He joined the Ferma board in 2013 and also served as a board member of the German risk management association DVS. He was also a member of the Dutch risk management association NARIM and the Luxembourg risk management association ALRiM.

Throughout his career Edwin worked internationally with a focus on risk management and insurance servicing the needs of global clients. As General Manager Risk and Insurance Management for ArcelorMittal based in Luxembourg, he had global responsibility for setting ArcelorMittal’s insurable risk strategy, standards and procedures as well as worldwide implementation. He was a director of various captive insurance companies in various territories and handled ArcelorMittal’s captive.

An engineer by education, Edwin started his career with the Industrial Risk Insurers (IRI) in Milwaukee, USA. He subsequently became IRI’s Manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Thereafter he joined the insurance broker Sedgwick in the Netherlands, with responsibility for Sedgwick’s European risk management services strategy and later moved to Cologne, Germany, with responsibility for the Sedgwick Global Client segment. Returning to the insurer side of the business, he became country manager for St Paul International Insurance Company in the Netherlands. A move to the global insurance broker Marsh followed, where he was responsible for the firm’s global client risk management practice in the Netherlands, before joining ArcelorMittal in 2005.

Edwin was the Chairman of the Insurance Committee of the Wirtschaftsvereinigung Stahl in Germany and a member of the board of the Insurance Committee of the German Industry Association (BDI). He was a member of M 200 and an INSEAD alumnus having attended the advanced management programme in 1992.

Bild: Ferma Generalsekretär Edwin V. Meyer. (Quelle: Ferma)

Link: Mitteilung der Ferma

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