Technological nightmares worry Zurich Global Corporate CRO

Cyber crime and nanoparticles represent emerging risks for insurers, says John Scott

John Scott
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The concerns of most chief risk officers (CROs) are grounded in the mundane. But the worries of John Scott, London-based CRO of Zurich Global Corporate, extend beyond the warp and weft of fickle markets to the nightmarish spectres of malicious technology, political upheaval and dramatic societal change.

One of these fears is the impact of nanoparticles, tiny particles used in areas such as sunscreen, medicine and construction. The potential health hazards these substances might pose is cited by

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