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Chief Executives of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. and The Sundt Companies, Inc., To Keynote the 32nd IRMI Construction Risk Conference

Release Date: Jul 23, 2012

Dallas, TX, July 24, 2012International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI), is pleased to announce J. Patrick Gallagher and J. Doug Pruitt will keynote the 32nd IRMI Construction Risk Conference, to be held November 11–15, 2012, at the Orlando Gaylord Palms.

Mr. Gallagher serves as Chairman, President and CEO of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. He will give his insights into the changing insurance landscape; offer advice for maintaining healthy relationships between insurers, brokers, and risk managers; suggest management practices for major claims; and deliver a prescription for establishing a culture of ethics in an organization.

Mr. Pruitt is Chairman of The Sundt Companies, Inc., and Sundt Construction, Inc. He will open the eyes of insurance and surety underwriters as to how a good company with a great reputation can go broke right under their noses if they don’t ask the right questions. He will also reveal what it takes to turn around a construction firm in trouble.

The 32nd IRMI Construction Risk Conference is the place for construction risk professionals to get answers to their toughest questions and make certain they have implemented risk management best practices. The 3½-day program will feature more than 55 carefully selected speakers presenting 24 workshops designed to provide attendees with proven risk management strategies and insights.

Each year, the Conference brings about 1,200 leading project owners, general contractors, subcontractors, developers, insurers, and insurance brokers together to explore and convey state-of-the-art ideas and techniques for improving insurance coverages, controlling insurance costs, and fine-tuning risk management programs. It also provides an unparalleled opportunity to build a powerful network of new industry contacts and revisit old ones.

For further information on the Conference and to register, visit or call 800–827–4242.