NEW YORK (July 8, 2014) – RIMS Executive Director Mary Roth has been named President of the
International Federation of Risk and Insurance Management Associations
(IFRIMA), a position she will hold in addition to her current role with RIMS.
IFRIMA is an international umbrella organization comprising risk management
associations that represents 20 organizations in more than 30 countries around
Prior to this appointment, Ms. Roth
served as IFRIMA’s Executive Vice President for two years and has been involved
with the organization since the early 1990s.
RIMS has been a member of IFRIMA since its inception.
“Throughout the years, IFRIMA has
provided me with invaluable resources, connections and a global perspective on risk
management that has directly contributed to the valuable opportunities we
deliver to RIMS members and our constituents around the world,” said Ms.
Roth. “It is an honor to take on this
new responsibility and I look forward to continuing this important engagement
with other association leaders to achieve our shared goal of advancing risk
management and serving our respective members and customers.”
Ms. Roth joined
RIMS in 1985. Since that time, she has served in such roles as Assistant
Director of Research and Director of Membership and Chapter Services, and Chief
Operating Officer. In October 2004, she
was named Executive Director of the Society.
received her bachelor's of science degree from Pennsylvania State University.
She also completed Columbia University’s Institute for Not-for-Profit
Management in New York. She holds the Insurance Institute of Americas Associate
in Risk Management (ARM) designation and is also a member of the American
Society of Association Executives.
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