News

12/23/2015
Crawford® Appoints New Chief Executive Officer for Asia
Crawford & Company® announces the appointment of Phillip Fong to the role of chief executive officer, Asia.
12/16/2015
Crawford Global Technical Services® Strengthens Team
Crawford & Company® (NYSE: CRDA; CRDB), the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions, has named Steve Christensen executive general adjuster for Crawford GTS®. A 28-year industry veteran, Christensen will use his wide-ranging experience to manage claims out of Crawford’s Los Angeles office.
12/09/2015
Crawford & Company® (Canada) Named a Top Employer in Waterloo Region
Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. has been selected, for the ninth consecutive year, as a Top Employer in the Waterloo Region in Canada’s Top 100 Employer competition. The competition recognizes employers with exceptional workplaces in the Kitchener-Waterloo and Guelph area.
12/08/2015
Crawford & Company Announces Change in Executive Management at Garden City Group
Crawford & Company®, the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities, today announced the expected departure of four members of the executive management team of its Garden City Group, LLC (GCG) operation. GCG is the recognized leader in legal administration for class action settlements, mass tort matters, bankruptcy cases and legal notice programs.
12/08/2015
Crawford & Company® (Canada) Announces Two Executive Appointments
Pat Van Bakel, president and chief executive officer of Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc., is pleased to announce the appointments of two of its long-standing executive leaders, Greg Smith and Gary Gardner.
11/24/2015
Crawford® Restructures Operations
Crawford & Company®, the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities, today announced a new simplified operating structure. The new structure is designed to capitalize on Crawford’s competitive position; enhance the firm’s profitability; and align with the global market for insurance companies, reinsurers, brokers, Lloyd’s and the London market as well as self-insured corporations. Effective immediately, the Company’s business segments are U.S. Property & Casualty, International operations, Broadspire® and Garden City Group.
11/09/2015
Crawford & Company Reports 2015 Third Quarter Results, Announces Further Restructuring and Revises 2015 Guidance
Crawford & Company (www.crawfordandcompany.com) (NYSE: CRDA and CRDB), the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities, today announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2015.
11/09/2015
Crawford & Company Board Declares Quarterly Dividends
On November 3, 2015, at its regular quarterly meeting, the Board of Directors of Crawford & Company declared a quarterly dividend of $0.07 per share on the Class A Common Stock and $0.05 per share on the Class B Common Stock, payable on December 8, 2015, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on November 23, 2015. The Company’s two classes of stock are substantially identical, except with respect to voting rights and the Company’s ability to pay greater cash dividends on the non-voting Class A Common Stock than on the voting Class B Common Stock, subject to certain limitations. In addition, with respect to mergers or similar transactions, holders of Class A Common Stock must receive the same type and amount of consideration as holders of Class B Common Stock, unless different consideration is approved by the holders of 75% of the Class A Common Stock, voting as a class.
11/04/2015
Crawford & Company Appoints New CEO for Asia Pacific
Crawford & Company® has appointed Andrew Bart as chief executive officer for Asia Pacific, effective 1 November. Bart was previously Crawford® CEO, Pacific.
10/27/2015
Crawford & Company Announces Earnings Conference Call
Crawford & Company (www.crawfordandcompany.com) (NYSE: CRDA and CRDB), the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities, will issue its earnings release on Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, at 7:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The quarterly conference call, to discuss its quarterly earnings and other developments, will be held on Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The call can be accessed by dialing 1-800-374-2518, Conference ID: 33498436.
10/23/2015
Broadspire®’s Danielle Lisenbey Chosen for OnBoard Executive Leadership Honor Roll
Danielle Lisenbey, president and CEO of Broadspire, has been selected to the OnBoard Executive Leadership Honor Roll. The annual honor roll recognizes three Georgia-based women who are in executive leadership positions; and highlights OnBoard’s mission to increase the number of women working as executive leaders and serving on corporate boards.
10/22/2015
Crawford® Executive Vince Cole to Speak During FIDES 2015 Conference
Vince Cole, Crawford & Company®’s executive vice president and chief executive officer – Americas, will present during the Oct. 25 to 28 Inter-American Federation of Insurance Companies’ (FIDES) biennial conference in Santiago, Chile. Cole will discuss “Rapid Response to Global Catastrophes” during the 8:45 to 10:15 a.m. (Central Standard Time) Oct. 27 session entitled, “Trends in Insuring, Financing and Managing Catastrophic Risk.” He will be joined by panelists from Munich Re, Mapfre Global Risk, and Zürich Brasil.
10/19/2015
Crawford® Names Robert C. Welsh Vice President, GTS East
Crawford & Company® (NYSE: CRDA; CRDB), the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions, has named Robert C. Welsh managing director and vice president for Crawford Global Technical Services® (GTSSM). While leading the GTS East region, Welsh will use his varied and wide-ranging experience to help lead GTS East employees in several areas that include strengthening client relationships, cross-selling Crawford services, and driving efforts toward increasing revenue.
10/14/2015
Contractor Connection, Network Members Give Back to Communities Nationwide during
Crawford Contractor Connection® employees and their families teamed up with network contractors across the U.S. on Saturday, Oct. 10, to give back to their communities during Crawford & Company®’s seventh annual Global Day of Service.
10/13/2015
Crawford & Company® Australia Launches e-learning Tool to Promote Financial Risks Expertise
Crawford & Company® Australia is aiming to improve insurers and brokers’ knowledge of financial risks claims with a new dedicated training website and toolkit, including a reserve calculator. Developed by Crawford® Forensic Accounting Services (CFAS), the new tools are intended for industry professionals who are looking to develop their knowledge of business interruption, and other financial risk topics and are available for individual and corporate use.
10/08/2015
Crawford® Employees Join Red Cross and Smyrna Fire Dept. in Smoke Alarm Installation “Blitz”
In the largest corporate volunteer event of its kind for Atlanta’s Red Cross, nearly 200 Crawford & Company employees and members of the City of Smyrna Fire Department will partner on Saturday, Oct. 10, to install 500 smoke alarms and help families in at-risk Smyrna neighborhoods develop home fire escape plans. The group will assemble at 8:30 a.m. at Smyrna Elementary School, 1099 Fleming Street, Smyrna, GA 30080. After brief remarks and instructions, assigned teams will begin canvassing three, nearby neighborhoods to install smoke alarms. Media are invited to attend the kick-off, interview participants and shadow smoke alarm installers between 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.
10/05/2015
Crawford® Names Paul Gilbert Vice President, GTS West
Crawford & Company® (NYSE: CRDA; CRDB), the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions, has named Paul Gilbert managing director, vice president, and executive general adjuster for Crawford Global Technical Services® (GTSSM). While leading the GTS West region, Gilbert will further develop Crawford’s entertainment and alternative-energy lines of business and manage his current accounts.
10/05/2015
GCGSM Diversity & Inclusion VP Promotes Mentoring
Garden City GroupSM, LLC (GCG), a leading provider of legal administration services, announces that Shandarese Garr, vice president of Diversity & Inclusion, presented the keynote address at the Northern Connecticut Black Nurses Association’s (NCBNA) Annual Scholarship Luncheon on Sept. 19, 2015. A long-time advocate of workplace mentorship, Garr shared her perspective as both a mentor and mentee during her 25-year career at GCG, while highlighting the ways mentoring contributes to the long-term success of companies, organizations and communities
09/10/2015
Crawford's® Willemse to Speak during Aon Risk Symposium Panel Discussion
Dr. Andries G. Willemse, senior vice president of Crawford & Company’s Global Technical Services® (GTS®), will present as part of an interactive workshop panel during the 2015 Aon Risk Symposium in Chicago from September 13 to 15. Willemse and three other panelists will discuss, “Does Your Carrier’s Claims Performance Empower Your Risk Management Results?” Joining Dr. Willemse on the panel will be speakers from Aon Risk Solutions and QBE North Americ
09/03/2015
Crawford® Announces Changes in Latin America Operations
Crawford & Company®, the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions, has announced several changes in its Latin America operations.
08/26/2015
Crawford® Issues Hurricane Katrina Whitepaper on Storm’s Ten-year Anniversary
To help understand how insurance claims were managed after Hurricane Katrina, Crawford & Company® is issuing the research whitepaper 10 Years after Hurricane Katrina: A Retrospective on Claims Handling.
08/24/2015
Jeffrey T. Bowman Stepping Down as CEO
Crawford & Company® announced today that Jeffrey T. Bowman is stepping down after nearly eight years as president and CEO and after more than 24 years of service with Crawford & Company.
08/21/2015
Crawford & Company® has New Senior Appointment in Asia
Crawford & Company® has appointed a new Managing Director for its operation in Singapore. Phillip Fong joins Crawford & Company Singapore from its operation in Malaysia.
08/19/2015
Crawford & Company® Enhances Asian Operation with Senior Appointment
Crawford & Company® has appointed a new technical director for its adjusting team in Bangkok to further the Company’s technical skills and enhance its market position in Asia.
08/11/2015
Crawford & Company® Receives 2015 CIO 100 Award
Crawford & Company today announced that for the second consecutive year it has been selected as an honoree for IDG’s CIO magazine’s 28th annual CIO 100 Awards.
08/10/2015
Broadspire®’s Jacob Lazarovic, M.D. to Present at 2015 WCI Conference
Jacob Lazarovic, M.D., FAAFP, senior vice president and chief medical officer, Broadspire®, will be appearing in two panel discussions at the Workers’ Compensation Institute’s (WCI) 70th Annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference® and the 27th Annual Safety and Health Conference.
08/03/2015
Crawford & Company Reports 2015 Second Quarter Results
Crawford & Company®, the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities, today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015.
08/03/2015
Crawford & Company Reports 2015 Second Quarter Dividends
On July 28, 2015, at its regular quarterly meeting, the Board of Directors of Crawford & Company declared a quarterly dividend of $0.07 per share on the Class A Common Stock and $0.05 per share on the Class B Common Stock, payable on August 31, 2015, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 17, 2015.
07/28/2015
Crawford & Company® UK Announces Customer First initiative
Crawford & Company® UK has announced its first initiative since the GAB Robins acquisition, combining the two organisations’ customer service delivery models under single leadership.
07/22/2015
Crawford Names Dan Daniel Vice President, U.S. Property & Casualty Client Development
Crawford & Company announced today that Dan Daniel has been named vice president, U.S. Property & Casualty client development.
07/21/2015
Crawford & Company Announces Earnings Conference Call
Crawford & Company will issue its earnings release on Monday, August 3, 2015, at 7:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
07/20/2015
Broadspire® Executives to Present at 20th Annual DMEC Conference
Broadspire® executives will take part in panel discussions on Integrated Disability Management and on retaining older workers at the 2015 Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) Annual Conference.
07/09/2015
Broadspire® Donates $210,000 to Two Organizations
Broadspire, a leading global third-party administrator of workers compensation claims, liability claims and medical management services, has donated $160,000 to the SOS Children’s Village – Florida and $50,000 to Moving in the Spirit.
07/08/2015
Crawford Contractor Connection® Conference & Expo Attracts 3,000+
More than 3,000 contractors, insurance carrier representatives and service provider partners attended the 2015 Crawford Contractor Connection® Conference & Expo last week in Orlando, setting another attendance record for the popular invitation-only event.
06/18/2015
Crawford Global Technical Services® Announces New Global Aviation Team
Crawford & Company® Global Technical Services® (GTS®) has officially launched its new Aviation team, following completion of its merger with GAB Robins.
06/15/2015
GCG® Promotes Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
Garden City Group, LLC℠ (GCG®), a leading provider of legal administration services, offers dynamic diversity and inclusion awareness programs to its employees, including educational programs designed to promote inclusion and company-wide conversations about the importance of diversity, cultural awareness, mentorship and community involvement with diversity and inclusion thought leaders.
06/15/2015
Crawford & Company® Report Highlights Importance of Scenario Planning
Crawford & Company® has urged corporates to consider pre-loss and scenario planning in their risk management programmes, as emerging and intangible risk categories highlight an increasing demand for preparedness.
06/12/2015
Crawford & Company® Receives 2015 Reactions Award
Crawford & Company® received the 2015 award as the Latin American Loss Adjuster of the Year at the third annual Reactions Latin America Awards 2015 awards dinner on May 26 in Miami, Florida.
06/09/2015
Chairman of Lloyd's Visits Crawford & Company® World Headquarters
Crawford & Company recently hosted John Nelson, Chairman of Lloyd’s—the world‘s leading market for specialist insurance and reinsurance—at its Atlanta office.
06/01/2015
Crawford® Names New Executive Vice President of Strategy and Performance Development
Crawford & Company has named Ken Fraser, a highly experienced senior claims and risk management executive, as its executive vice president of strategy and performance development.
05/20/2015
Crawford® Names 2015 Greg Threet Memorial Scholarship Recipient
Crawford & Company® has named Blake Dials, a rising junior at Morehead State University in Kentucky, as the ninth recipient of its Greg Threet Memorial Scholarship.
05/18/2015
Crawford® Vice President Receives Benefit Manager of the Year® Award
Crawford & Company® today announced that Bonnie Sawdey, vice president in Human Resources, has been named Benefit Manager of the Year by Business Insurance magazine.
05/15/2015
Crawford® CEO Jeffrey T. Bowman Receives Georgia State University’s 2015 Icon Award
Crawford & Company® today announced that its President and CEO Jeffrey Bowman is the first recipient of the Risk Science and Insurance Leadership Icon Award presented by the Georgia State University Risk Management Foundation.
05/14/2015
Contractor Connection®’s MyContractor iOS App Now Available
Contractor Connection® is now more accessible than ever to consumers with the launch of its new, free app, MyContractor, which is now available for both Apple® iOS and Android devices.
05/12/2015
Crawford & Company Reports 2015 First Quarter Dividends
On May 12, 2015, at its regular quarterly meeting, the Board of Directors of Crawford & Company declared a quarterly dividend of $0.07 per share on the Class A Common Stock and $0.05 per share on the Class B Common Stock, payable on June 10, 2015, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 27, 2015.
05/11/2015
Crawford Global Technical Services® Strengthens Team
Crawford & Company® has announced that its Crawford Global Technical Services® (GTS®) unit has added three experienced adjusters across the U.S., contributing to its ongoing worldwide expansion.
05/07/2015
Crawford & Company Reports 2015 First Quarter Results
Crawford & Company®, the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities, today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015.
05/05/2015
Crawford GTS® Further Bolsters Adjusting Team
Crawford & Company® has announced that Alejandro Glaentzlin has re-joined Crawford Global Technical Services® (GTS®) as an international executive general adjuster.
05/05/2015
Two Crawford® Attorneys Receive 2015 Corporate Counsel Awards
Crawford & Company® today announced that two attorneys in its Legal Department have been named as honorees for The Atlanta Business Chronicle's 2015 Corporate Counsel Awards.
05/04/2015
Crawford & Company® Named to 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100
Crawford & Company® today announced that it has appeared on the 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100—a list of the top business technology innovators in the U.S—for the second consecutive year.
04/30/2015
Natasha Bull Joins Crawford Contractor Connection® as Project Manager
Crawford Contractor Connection® has hired Navy veteran Natasha Bull to fill the newly created position of project manager.
04/29/2015
Contractor Connection® Launches New Easy-To-Use MyContractor App for Consumers
Contractor Connection® is now more accessible to consumers than ever with the launch of its new, free app for Android devices, MyContractor.
04/28/2015
Contractor Connection® Awarded for Ethics
Contractor Connection® has been named a winner of the 2014 regional Florida Better Business Bureau (BBB) Torch Awards for Ethics.
04/27/2015
Broadspire®’s Affinity Services Becomes Accident & Health Services
Broadspire® announces that it has renamed its Affinity Services to Accident & Health Services to more accurately reflect how those services align with the market.
04/24/2015
Crawford & Company Announces Earnings Conference Call
Crawford & Company (www.crawfordandcompany.com) (NYSE: CRDA and CRDB), the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities, will issue its earnings release on Thursday, May 7, 2015, at 7:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
04/23/2015
Crawford® Strengthens Aviation Team in the Americas
Crawford & Company® has announced that Ken Forsyth will be joining Crawford Global Technical Services® (GTS®) as managing director Aviation - the Americas effective April 23, 2015.
04/22/2015
Crawford & Company® Issues 2014 Annual Report
Crawford & Company® today announced that it has launched its 2014 annual report in two .pdf versions, and both are available at its site https://www.crawfordandcompany.com/about-us/investor-relations/annual-reports.aspx.
04/21/2015
Crawford® to Showcase Extensive Range of Claims Management Services at RIMS
Crawford & Company®—and its Broadspire® and Risk Sciences Group® (RSG®) units—will be showcasing their extensive claims management services at the RIMS 2015 annual conference and exhibition in New Orleans, April 26-29, at Booth 521 in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
04/14/2015
Crawford & Company Announces New Leadership for Global Markets
Crawford & Company Global Markets has announced a new structure to support its strategic relationship management programmes, multi-national client base and its Lloyds and London market operations, in order to further leverage the company’s worldwide expertise in claims solutions.
04/13/2015
Risk Sciences Group Launches DMITRI℠ 8.0
Risk Sciences Group® (RSG®), part of Broadspire® and leading provider of risk management information systems (RMIS), announces that version 8.0 of its DMITRI RMIS application is now available.
03/31/2015
Broadspire® Names Ken Tolson Senior Vice President, Accident & Health
Broadspire® announced that it has named Ken Tolson to the position of senior vice president, Accident & Health, effective April 1.
03/25/2015
Crawford & Company Strengthens its UK Leadership Team
Crawford & Company today announced leadership changes in its UK management team. Clive Nicholls has been appointed as chief executive officer, UK & Ireland, and Mike Jones has been appointed as chief operating officer, UK & Ireland.
03/20/2015
Crawford Global Technical Services® Strengthens Adjusting Team across U.S.
Crawford & Company® has announced that its Crawford Global Technical Services (GTS®) unit has added five new experienced adjusters across the U.S. as part of its growth strategy.
03/19/2015
Crawford & Company Announces Changes to Management of European Business
Kieran Rigby has been named as chief executive officer of Crawford & Company in Europe with immediate effect. He will be based in the UK. Rigby replaces the former CEO Mark Harman.
03/18/2015
Zurich Global Corporate Partners with Crawford & Company® for Global Cyber Launch
Crawford & Company is delighted to announce it has been chosen by Zurich Global Corporate UK Limited in a new global partnership to deliver the event and claims management solution for the insurer’s new cyber security and privacy protection programme.
03/17/2015
Crawford & Company’s Acquisition of GAB Robins Unconditionally Cleared by Competition & Markets Authority
Crawford & Company is pleased to announce that the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in the UK has confirmed that it has unconditionally cleared Crawford’s acquisition of GAB Robins Holdings UK Limited.
03/10/2015
Tom Carstens Rejoins Crawford Global Technical Services®
Crawford & Company has announced that Tom Carstens has rejoined Crawford Global Technical Services (GTS®) as a senior vice president.
03/05/2015
Crawford & Company Cleared to Commence Integration of GAB Robins Business
Crawford & Company UK is pleased to announce that the UK Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has decided to lift the ban on integration earlier than anticipated, meaning that Crawford and GAB Robins can now act as one company.
03/02/2015
Crawford Responds to Winter Storms across Northeastern Seaboard
Crawford & Company’s Global Technical Services (GTS®) unit has mobilized its technical resources and deployed veteran adjusters to respond to the series of weather-related events resulting from winter storms Juno and Neptune.
02/23/2015
Crawford & Company Board Declares Quarterly Dividends
On February 10, 2015, at its regular quarterly meeting, the Board of Directors of Crawford & Company declared a quarterly dividend of $0.07 per share on the Class A Common Stock and $0.05 per share on the Class B Common Stock, payable on March 25, 2015, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 10, 2015.
02/23/2015
Crawford & Company Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter Results
Crawford & Company, the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014.
02/09/2015
Crawford & Company Announces Earnings Conference Call
Crawford & Company will issue its earnings release on Monday, February 23, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
02/05/2015
Crawford Names Larry C. Thomas CEO of U.S. Property & Casualty
Crawford & Company announces that Larry C. Thomas is the new CEO of its U.S. Property & Casualty business, replacing David Repinski who has left the Company.
02/03/2015
Crawford Names Vince Cole Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Property & Casualty - Americas
Crawford & Company announces that Vince Cole has been named executive vice president and chief executive officer, Property & Casualty – Americas.
01/22/2015
Crawford Establishes Global Business Services Center in Manila
Crawford & Company (www.crawfordandcompany.com) (NYSE: CRDA and CRDB), the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities, today announced that it has established a Global Business Services Center (the “Center”) in Manila, Philippines.
01/21/2015
Broadspire® UK Case Manager Receives Award from Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Broadspire® UK is delighted to announce that rehabilitation case manager Devdeep Ahuja has been selected to present at the world’s leading physical therapy meeting in recognition of his published research.
01/19/2015
Crawford Announces Global Client Development
Crawford & Company® announces the consolidation of its Global Client & Business Development (GCBD) and Global Markets (GM) groups into Global Client Development (GCD).
01/13/2015
Crawford Names Dan Daniel Vice President of Catastrophe Services
Crawford & Company announced today that Dan Daniel has been named vice president of Catastrophe Services for its U.S. Property & Casualty unit, and becomes a member of its leadership team.
01/13/2015
Crawford & Company’s® Ian Muress listed in Post Magazine’s Power List 50
Crawford & Company® is delighted to announce that the Company’s Chief Executive for Europe, Middle East, Africa & Asia Pacific, Ian Muress, has been recognised in the UK’s Post Magazine Power List.
01/12/2015
Crawford & Company UK wins at Insurance Times Awards 2014
Crawford & Company UK has won two industry awards at the 2014 Insurance Times Awards.
01/07/2015
Crawford Names Tom Trezise Vice President of Casualty
Crawford & Company announced today that Tom Trezise has been named vice president of casualty for its U.S. Property & Casualty unit.
01/06/2015
Crawford Names Judson Spencer Vice President of Operational Compliance
Crawford & Company announced today that Judson Spencer has been named vice president, operational compliance.