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Executives of Zurich and Pankow Management, Inc., To Keynote the 33rd IRMI Construction Risk Conference

Release Date: May 15, 2013

Dallas, TX, May 16, 2013International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI), is pleased to announce Craig Fundum, president of commercial markets at Zurich North America, and Rik Kunnath, executive chairman of the board of Pankow Management, Inc., will keynote the 33rd IRMI Construction Risk Conference, to be held November 17–21, 2013, in San Diego.

Mr. Fundum and Mr. Kunnath will separately provide their insights on trends and developments in the construction and insurance industries, followed by a joint question-and-answer session with attendees of the General Session.

The 33rd 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 50 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, please visit or call (800) 827–4242. Registration will open July 9, 2013.

About International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI)

International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI), is a Dallas-based research and publishing firm specializing in insurance, surety, and risk management. In particular, IRMI focuses on providing risk and insurance solutions for the construction industry and producing leading-edge books, seminars, webinars, the Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS®) CE program, and the IRMI Construction Risk Conference for the industry. This Conference typically draws 1,200 or more risk managers, agents, brokers, underwriters, attorneys, and others. For more information, visit

Liah Wiedenfeld
(800) 827–4242