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WSU Walton Lecture: ‘Supply Chain Risk in the COVID Era’

Nathan Mallory

Nathan Mallory, Expeditors’ director of risk management and insurance for the Americas, will present “Supply Chain Risk in the COVID Era” 5-6:15 p.m. Monday, Oct.4, via a Zoom webinar. Participants may register online.

The presentation is the 28th annual Walton Lecture, free to the public.

Mallory, a 2002 WSU alumnus, manages the company’s global insurance program. He leads a team of regional risk and insurance managers who deliver supply chain risk management products and advisory, cargo, and cargo claims services to their customers.  

Prior to moving to Expeditors in 2015, Mallory spent 8 years with a global insurance brokerage and five years with a privately held insurance brokerage in the Seattle area.  

Expeditors International is a Fortune 500 global logistics company specializing in global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1979, the company is headquartered in Seattle with regional headquarters in London, Dubai, Shanghai and Singapore. More than 18,000 employees are based in 357 locations around the world. 

Expeditors International provides core services including supply chain solutions, transportation, customs and compliance, and warehousing and distribution. The company trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol EXPD and reported $8.17 billion in total revenue in 2019.

Each fall, the Walton Lecture brings a distinguished leader in insurance and risk management to campus to share professional perspectives. The lecture is hosted by the WSU Carson College of Business’s Department of Finance and Management Science and made possible through an endowment from the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of Washington. The endowment honors Max Walton, the group’s past president.

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