"We try not to talk about insurance outside of the office, which is sometimes difficult."
--Diane Fandrich, general manager, Liberty Mutual Risk Management Information Services, referring to her husband, a health insurance industry executive.
"One employee flew a trip or two on company business without telling anyone. Once the controller found out, that person was stopped practically in midair."
--Kenneth Breyley, director, risk management, Omnova Solutions Inc.
"Employers have tinkered around with their health plans for years. There is only so much they can do to continue making these plans cost-effective and meaningful for employees."
--Karen Kerrigan, CEO of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
"It seems like the last couple of years, we've been looking at all catastrophes, all of the time."
--James T. Buysse, executive vice president in the Client Development Group of Benfield Inc. and Philadelphia branch manager, speaking at the CPCU Society's Reinsurance Section Symposium in Philadelphia on March 16
"It's always earthquake season."
--Stephen Tirney, senior vice president, Harbor Point Services, speaking at the CPCU Society Symposium
"Models are 10,000 simulations of what could happen next year."
--Frank Fischer, manager of client relations for AIR Worldwide Inc., at the CPCU Society Symposium
May 1, 2006
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