At AFM, our leaders possess decades of specialized industry expertise. We take pride in delivering property insurance solutions backed by over 180 years of engineering experience. This ensures we understand the needs of our brokers and clients and operate to solve the ever-evolving business challenges they face every day.
James R. Galloway
Senior Vice President, Division Manager
Jim was appointed manager of AFM in May 2017. In this role, he provides corporate leadership for underwriting, sales, marketing, engineering, information technology and processing.
Previously, Jim served as senior vice president, manager of sales for FM Global.
Prior to this role, Jim was senior vice president of the company's Central U.S. division, overseeing all insurance operations for the division, which serves clients in more than 20 states. He joined the FM Global organization in 1986 as a loss prevention consultant.
Jim has a bachelor's degree in petroleum engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, Calif., USA, and holds the CPCU designation from the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters. Originally from California, USA, Jim and his wife have two sons.
"I sincerely enjoy people. My career at FM Global has allowed me to get to know employees and clients around the world and it's been fun. Now I am looking forward to working with AFM brokers and clients."
Regional Senior Vice President, Canada
Based in AFM's Montreal, Quebec, Canada, office, Gervais is responsible for developing a profitable book of business and overall operations for the Toronto and Montreal offices.
Appointed to his current position in 2011, Gervais previously served as vice president and director for AFM's Europe and Australia operations, vice president and area manager for its Canada operations, and district manager and production underwriter in its Montreal operations.
Gervais holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Polytechnique School of Montreal, Canada.
He joined the company in 1985 as a loss prevention consultant.
"I have had the pleasure of working with so many great people from various countries during my career at AFM. The friendships I've made with them over the years is rewarding for me, and I'm looking forward to continuing to develop new relationships."