DRI welcomes Mary Gardner, vice president of business resilience for Zurich in North America, as the latest member of the Future Vision Committee.
“I am honored to be joining the DRI Future Vision Committee and my fellow professionals to anticipate threats, discuss mitigation alternatives, and share best practices,” she said.
Gardner brings broad industry knowledge and a multidimensional approach. She is responsible for establishing an enterprise wide crisis management and business recovery framework by working with senior management in all business areas and with Zurich’s suppliers and sourcing partners.
Prior to joining ZNA, Gardner was the director of business risk for major international companies in the retail, consumer brands, telecommunications, and cable industries. She also spent 12 years with international insurance brokerages. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Management and an Executive MBA from the University of Denver.
About the DRI Future Vision Committee
Bringing together a global community of subject matter experts, DRI International has convened the Future Strategic Vision Committee, the leading global think tank on matters of operational resilience, discipline integration, and the future role of resilience professionals. This interdisciplinary group seeks to unite the profession by establishing meaningful and productive links among other professional bodies, higher education, and membership organizations.