Category Archives: Food & Beverage

The risk manager of the future

Some people miss the good old days. I don’t. I’ve been around since the days when business was done on a napkin with people who were more like buddies than business partners and yes, when the deal was done, there … Continue reading →

Food Safety Risk: An Unusual Recipe

When agriculture officials recently cleared Midwestern poultry farmers to restock after last spring’s Avian flu epidemic, it was a reminder of what the outbreak dramatically demonstrated: that food supply lines are vulnerable. Continue reading →

Gestores de risco do setor alimentício conquistam seu “lugar à mesa”

seat at the table

Empresas de alimentos e bebidas enfrentam um conjunto interessante de questões: Reputação da marca Garantia de segurança alimentar Continuidade dos negócios Responsabilidade cibernética Aquisição de talentos e retenção em níveis operacional e sênior Aferição Continue reading →

Food and Beverage Risk Managers Now Get a Seat at the Table

seat at the table

Food and beverage companies face a heady mix of issues: Brand reputation Food safety and security Business continuity Cyber liability Talent acquisition and retention at operational and senior levels Benchmarking Risk managers are being challenged to look at all of … Continue reading →

A Lot on Their Plate: Food and Beverage Industry Faces Reputational Risk

Meat shopping

I had the chance to catch up recently with Greg Benefield, Food & Beverage Leader for Willis North America, and he did not hesitate when I asked about the risks facing this broad industry sector: the number-one risk management issue … Continue reading →

Horsemeat Contamination in the Supply Chain

The horsemeat food scandal in the UK underscores the need for supply chain insurance products which provide adequate protection for quality issues. Continue reading →