The Risk Institute
The Risk Institute
Executive Director, The Risk Institute
Speaker at: Columbus '20Mr. Renaud joined The Risk Institute at The Ohio State University in January 2016. Prior to joining The Risk Institute, Mr. Renaud managed large enterprise risk management functions in a number of diverse industries. The experience extends to management of multilocation, international risk management departments with a specialty in financial risk, strategic and operational risk assessment and management.
Mr. Renaud’s experience in Risk Management began with Royal SunAlliance Insurance Company where he managed several claim and loss locations within the United States. He then entered a more traditional risk function with JLG Industries a large international manufacturer of heavy hydraulic construction equipment where he managed the global risk function. Following JLG, Mr. Renaud led the risk functions for SCOA Industries (Shoe Corporations of America) and their multiple divisions including discount department stores, shoe manufacturing and show retailing. Following SCOA, he held the functional risk management leadership position for LBrands (Limited Brands, Inc.) a multinational specialty retailer with business including Victoria’s Secret, Bath and Body Works and at the time additional diverse brands such as Express Stores, Structure, Cacique, Lane Bryant, New York and Company and Abercrombie and Fitch. Mr. Renaud then became responsible for Risk at Kmart during it’s first business reorganization and subsequent Chapter 11 filing. Following Kmart, Mr. Renaud led the Operational Risk, Safety, Health and Environment, and Business Continuity Management functions for Deutsche Post/DHL (Global Supply Chain and Shared Service America’s). Mr. Renaud’s responsibilities extend to a global role within the wider supply chain division of the business.
He is a regular speaker at various international, national, regional and local risk management forums. Mr. Renaud currently serves as a Board Member and Trustee at Johnson and Wales University, Providence RI and Hood College, Frederick, Maryland. In addition he serves as a Board Member for Columbus Humane, and Christine’s Christmas (Christine Wilson Foundation). Mr. Renaud was past Board Chair for the National Kidney Foundation (Ohio) and Board Secretary Make A Wish Foundation (Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana).