VP Finance, Ryder System
Amy Wagner is the Vice President of Global Product Insurance and Risk Management for Ryder System, Inc., a FORTUNE 500® commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions company. In this position, she leads a team of over 100 insurance and risk management professionals in the procurement of insurance, handling of liability, physical damage and Workers’ Compensation claims and the extension of the Company’s lease and rental insurance programs. Her team is responsible for the identification and development of risk management programs and strategies to effectively protect the Company’s assets and revenues from loss through the identification of loss exposures and the implementation of efficient and economical risk retention, risk transfer and risk control techniques.
Prior to re-joining Ryder in 2012, Ms. Wagner served as vice president of finance and investor relations (20011 – 2012) at Brightstar Corp., where she was part of the senior leadership team responsible for readying the company for an Initial Public Offering (IPO). From 2006-2011, Ms. Wagner held the position of senior vice president of global communications at Burger King Corp., where she played an integral role in the company’s IPO and multiple secondary offerings. In addition to her investor relations responsibilities, Ms. Wagner oversaw all global public relations, franchisee relations, consumer relations, events planning and employee communications for the company. Prior to her work experience at Burger King, Ms. Wagner spent 16 years at Ryder where she held positions of increasing responsibility including senior financial analyst in supply chain finance, financial consultant in compensation, manager of supply chain pricing and planning, senior manager of international finance, director of planning, group director of investor relations, and vice president of risk management.
Ms. Wagner holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the School of Public Affairs and a Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in international business and finance, both earned at Florida International University. She and her husband, Polo Pomares and their two sons, Enzo and Paolo reside in Miami, FL.