RISK QUOTE: You can observe a lot by just watching.
—YOGI BERRA, BASEBALL PLAYER
RISK QUOTE: The illiterate of the twenty-first century will not be
those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn,
unlearn, and relearn.
—ALVIN TOFFLER, FUTURIST
We have now covered risk managers in the abstract and examined their collective views, the risks they manage, and the roles they play. Now we introduce individuals in risk management front and get up close and personal. When we finish reading their stories, we may have a new view of the risk management function.
In March 2006, Paul Buckley, vice president for risk management at Tyco International (US), Inc., explained his role at Tyco. Paul joined Tyco after 29 years in the Bell system, finishing as risk manager of Lucent Technologies. He received many awards while at AT&T and Lucent, and he was named Risk Manager of the Year in 2000 by Business Insurance magazine.