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Alex Wittenberg

Alex Wittenberg is the executive director of Marsh & McLennan Cos.’ Global Risk Center.

Entries by Alex Wittenberg

The Challenges of the Global Board

November 24, 2015

Global risks and opportunities are present in every boardroom. To manage the demands of global governance, directors need to pay close attention to composition, processes, and director skill sets.


Defining Your Risk Appetite: A Quantitative and Qualitative Approach

January 24, 2013

Boards and senior management teams must develop risk appetite frameworks to support risk governance, performance management, and major decisions on an ongoing basis.


Time to Overhaul Oversight Processes

February 15, 2010

Boards of directors, in collaboration with their management teams, are being called upon to revise risk-oversight processes.


Balancing Risk and Compensation

February 15, 2010

Boards of directors must consider myriad corporate strategic concerns as well as increased federal regulation and public scrutiny over executive compensation and disclosure practices. Thus today’s directors find themselves adapting to a business landscape focused on risk and how that risk affects future strategy. Boards must balance caution without hindering growth.