New professorship in agricultural risk management and insurance

March 15th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Agriculture, Asper School, Research

Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Manitoba Agriculture Food and Rural Initiatives Minister Ron Kostyshyn will be at the University of Manitoba’s Asper School of Business on March 18 to welcome the new Guy Carpenter Professorship in Agriculture Risk Management and Insurance.

Dr. Lysa Porth has been selected to head the new Guy Carpenter Professorship in Agriculture Risk Management and Insurance in the Asper School of Business. The establishment of this professorship has been made possible through a generous gift of $750,000 from Guy Carpenter & Company.

The research conducted by the Guy Carpenter Professorship will add tremendous value to the agriculture sector in Canada by stimulating sound and innovative risk management policy, as well as new private sector risk management and insurance initiatives.

Guy Carpenter & Company is a global leader in providing risk management and reinsurance intermediary services. With over 50 offices worldwide, Guy Carpenter creates and executes reinsurance solutions and delivers capital market solutions for clients across the globe.

What: Federal and Provincial Minister welcome new research chair
When: Monday, Mar. 18, 2013, 9:30 a.m.
Where: Asper School of Business’ Drake Centre, 181 Freedman Cres.

For more information please contact Judy Wilson, Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba, 204-474-8960 (judy_wilson@umanitoba.ca).

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