Information Release

Contact: Hugh Strawn

November 12, 2015

Joint Industry Forum 2016 Program

PLRB Sponsor of Forum Again in 2016

The program for the 2016 Joint Industry Forum, hosted by the Insurance Information Institute, has been announced. The Property and Liability Resource Bureau is a sponsor of the Forum again in 2016.

The keynote speaker for the Joint Industry Forum will be Robert S. Mueller, J. D., Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation from September 2001 to September 2013. He was nominated by President George W. Bush, and sworn in as Director just one week before the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Mr. Mueller is now a partner at Wilmer Hale, Washington, D. C. His practice focuses on cyber security, privacy issues, and crisis management.

The 2016 Experts Panel, which will field questions from the audience of property and casualty insurance company presidents and chief executive offices, and senior executives, will feature:

Michael S. Pritula , Director, and Senior Leader, Global Insurance Practice, McKinsey & Company;

Adam Hamm , Commissioner, North Dakota Insurance Department, Chairman, NAIC's Cybersecurity Task Force and regulator representative, U.S. Financial Stability Oversight Council;

Brian P. Sullivan, Editor, Risk Information, Inc. ; and

Hemant Shah , Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Risk Management Solutions.

The panel will be moderated by Robert P. Hartwig, President and Economist, Insurance Information Institute.

The 2016 CEO Panel will feature:

Constantine P. (Dinos) Iordanou , President and Chief Executive Officer, Arch Capital Group Ltd.;

Franklin W. (Tad) Montross , Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, General Re Corporation;

Paul Ehlert , President, Germania Insurance;

Peter Zaffino, President and Chief Executive Officer, Marsh LLC; and

Stephen Catlin , Executive Deputy Chairman, XL Group plc.

In addition to the PLRB, the annual Joint Industry Forum is sponsored by:



American Insurance Association;

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers;

The Geneva Association;

Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety;

Insurance Information Institute, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, International Insurance Society;

National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies;

National Council on Compensation Insurance;

National Insurance Crime Bureau

Property Casualty Insurers Association of America;

Reinsurance Association of America;

The Institutes; and

Verisk Analytics.

The Property & Liability Resource Bureau is a not-for-profit association of property and casualty insurance companies. It is located in Downers Grove, Illinois.