PSU Honors Jon Hall with College of Business Administration Hall of Fame Award

November 9th, 2012 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. –A 1979 Plymouth State graduate who has risen to a key leadership post with a multi-national insurance corporation has been honored by PSU’s College of Business Administration (COBA) with induction into the COBA Hall of Fame. Jonathan W. Hall is the executive vice president of FM Global, with more than 30-years leadership experience.  Appointed to his current position in 2009, he is an internationally recognized expert in high hazard risk industries including power generation and forest products.  Prior to his current role, he was the senior vice president of underwriting and reinsurance.  Hall has long championed Plymouth as a basis for his success.

Left to right, Brad Allen, Marketing Association Plymouth State faculty advisor, Hall of Fame award recipient Jon Hall and Bonnie Bechard, co-advisor of PSU's Delta Mu Delta business honor society

“I’m not sure I realized the quality of education I received here until after I graduated, but when I look back, I’ve clearly been well-prepared by Plymouth State University,” said Hall. “I am humbled and honored to be recognized by Plymouth State.”

Hall earned a bachelor’s degree in management from Plymouth State University and an Advanced Executive Education Program degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Hall’s induction into the COBA Hall of Fame was the highlight of a November 8 networking event sponsored by Delta Mu Delta, a national business honor society. The Hall of Fame Award was sponsored by the student organization Marketing Association Plymouth State. The event featured more than 130 alumni and current PSU students discussing strategies for achieving career success.

For more information about this release, contact Bruce Lyndes, PSU Media Relations Mgr., (603) 535-2775 or

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