News Archive

01/11/2016
Crawford Global Technical Services® Expands Team in Illinois

Crawford & Company® (NYSE: CRDA; CRDB), the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions, has named Richard Grganto national general adjuster for Crawford GTS®. A 25-year industry veteran, Grganto will work from the Crawford GTS office in Schaumburg, IL.

10/13/2015
Crawford GTS® Global Large Loss Database

The GLLD contains large loss records* from 2008 to present. Given the
market success of our Global Technical Services™ (GTS™) division and the
nature of the business, the database is never static, as claims are either
added or updated minute by minute. The data is used for various internal
and external reports as well as for strategic management purposes.

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.

An expanded global team of more than 45 highly skilled surveyors with a wider range of aviation skills now operates as part of Crawford GTS®, which is led by Chief Executive Officer Trevor Light, and Chief Operating Officer Chris Wright. Both executives are based in the United Kingdom.

06/03/2015
Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc., Introduces the GTS® Team

Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc.’s Global Technical Services® (GTS®) division has provided its business partners with expert independent adjusting services on complex, highvalue property losses, as well as claims in specialty industry sectors, for more than 20 years. With the recent amalgamation of the global Crawford Specialty markets group with the Global Technical Services unit, Paul Hancock, vice president of GTS Canada, has been appointed to head the merged division in Canada. This appointment further enhances and strengthens the servicing capabilities of the highperforming and reputable GTS division, and aligns with its global strategy to establish GTS as a “powerhouse” industry leader in its field.

05/11/2015
Crawford Global Technical Services® Strengthens Team

ATLANTA (May 11, 2015) – Crawford & Company® (NYSE: CRDA; CRDB), the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions, 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. The three adjusters are based in the states of New York, Illinois and California. GTS is Crawford’s global solution for large, complex claims.

05/05/2015
Crawford GTS® Further Bolsters Adjusting Team

ATLANTA (May 5, 2015) – Crawford & Company® (NYSE: CRDA; CRDB), the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions, has announced that Alejandro Glaentzlin has re-joined Crawford Global Technical Services® (GTS®) as an international executive general adjuster. He is based in the Company’s Mexico City office. GTS is Crawford’s definitive global offering for major and complex incident claims handling.

04/23/2015
Crawford® Strengthens Aviation Team in the AmericasCrawford® Strengthens Aviation Team in the Americas

ATLANTA (April 23, 2015) – Crawford & Company® (NYSE: CRDA; CRDB), the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions, has announced that Ken Forsyth will be joining Crawford Global Technical Services® (GTS®) as managing director Aviation - the Americas effective April 23, 2015. GTS is Crawford’s definitive global offering to major incident claims handling, including catastrophic and complex claims, high value property and casualty claims, as well as specific claims within a range of industries, including Aviation. Forsyth brings with him more than 37 years of aviation claims experience, and will be based in the GTS Miami Aviation office.

04/02/2015
Crawford & Company® (Canada) Inc.’s Global Technical Services (GTS®) Strengthens Team with Industry-Recognized Marine Professionals

Pat Van Bakel, president and chief executive officer of Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. announced today the addition of Mark Thompson, Joseph Trudeau and Jason Trudeau to the Company’s Global Technical Services (GTS®) team. The appointment of these wellestablished, industry-recognized professionals enhances the Company’s marine services capabilities within the domestic and Lloyd’s markets. Reporting to Paul Hancock, vice president, GTS Canada, Thompson and the Trudeaus account for the most recent additions to Crawford Canada’s existing highperforming GTS team.

03/10/2015
Tom Carstens Rejoins Crawford Global Technical Services®

ATLANTA (March 10, 2015) – Crawford & Company® (NYSE: CRDA; CRDB), the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions, has announced that Tom Carstens has rejoined Crawford Global Technical Services (GTS®) as a senior vice president. GTS is Crawford’s global solution for large, complex claims. Carstens was one of the original team that developed the GTS business unit and strategy within Crawford, and he brings with him more than 30 years of experience in the market. He will be based in the Atlanta GTS office.

11/21/2014
Crawford Merges Specialty Markets and Global Technical Services® Units

Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRDA; CRDB), the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions, has announced the merging of its Specialty Markets and Global Technical Services® (GTS®) units into an expanded GTS division. Mike Reeves, executive vice president, Global Markets, has been named to head up GTS effective December 1, 2014, to strategically direct the combined business.

10/22/2014
Paul Gilbert Rejoins Crawford Global Technical Services® Unit

Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRDA; CRDB), the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions, has announced that Paul Gilbert has rejoined Crawford Global Technical Services ® (GTS®) as senior executive general adjuster. He will be based in the Los Angeles GTS office.

09/14/2014
André Lopes Named as Technical Director for Crawford Brazil

Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRDA; CRDB), the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions, has named André Lopes as technical director for Crawford’s Brazil practice, effective immediately.

05/30/2014
Crawford & Company Announces New Leadership Positions for Global Technical Services

Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRDA; CRDB), the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions, has announced the promotions of Cullen Sophy and Jon Egurrola, both based in the Crawford Global Technical Services® (GTS®) unit. Sophy's new role will be as vice president, managing director Western Region, while Egurrola has accepted the newly created position of director of operations.

03/11/2014
Will Lozada Named as Managing Director for Crawford Forensic Accounting Services, United States

Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRDA; CRDB), the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions, has named Will Lozada as managing director for Crawford Forensic Accounting Services (CFAS) for the United States. CFAS is part of Global Technical Services (GTS®), which manages large and complex insurance claims.

12/11/2013
Crawford Global Technical Services Mobile Website Wins 2013 MobileWebAward

Crawford & Company, the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions, was recently awarded Outstanding Mobile Website in the insurance industry for its Global Technical Services (GTS®) mobile website in the international 2013 MobileWebAwards.

10/29/2013
Crawford Issues Superstorm Sandy Whitepaper on Storm’s One-year Anniversary

Twelve months ago today Superstorm Sandy struck one of the most densely populated areas of the United States with damage on an unprecedented scale. To help understand the storm’s effects Crawford & Company is issuing the research whitepaper "Superstorm Sandy a Year Later: A Record‐setting Storm and a Record‐setting Response."

09/11/2013
Domingo Salerno Named Managing Director Global Technical Services, Latin America and Caribbean

Crawford & Company announced today that Domingo Salerno has been appointed as its Global Technical Services (GTS) managing director for Latin America and the Caribbean effective immediately.

09/10/2013
Crawford & Company Announces New Leadership Positions

Crawford & Company has appointed Terry Hunt to a new position where he will lead business development for Crawford Global Markets in the Americas. The new leader of GTS for the United States is Richard Lafayette, who is currently its chief technical officer and managing director in the southeast region.

07/30/2013
Crawford’s Bud Trice to deliver Keynote Address at the AICLA/ANZIF CC13 Claims Convention

Crawford & Company announced today that Bud Trice, vice president of the Company’s Catastrophe Services (CAT) Group, will be delivering the keynote presentation at the 7th Annual AICLA/ANZIIF Claims Convention on August 1, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. AEST.

07/23/2013
Crawford Appoints Jacob Laudenslager, Vice President, Property and Catastrophe Services

Crawford & Company has named Jacob Laudenslager vice president of its Property and Catastrophe Services (CAT) for U.S. Property & Casualty effective immediately.

07/23/2013
Crawford CAT Connection Technology Enables Rapid Claims Adjuster Staffing to Assist with Canadian Flooding

Crawford & Company, the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions, along with its Canadian operation, has aggressively responded to the record rainfall and flooding in Canada, handling thousands of claims for dozens of clients over a period of only a few weeks.

07/02/2013
Crawford Launches Specialty Markets

Crawford & Company, the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions, has created a new global offering to better serve the unique needs of clients requiring highly technical and specialized claims handling.

05/28/2013
Crawford & Company appoints Head of Forensic Accounting for Continental Europe, Middle East & Africa

Crawford & Company has strengthened its forensic investigation and business interruption resource within its Continental Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEMEA) region with the recruitment of Ian Hasson.

03/07/2013
Crawford & Company agrees to acquire majority of UK-based Lloyd Warwick International

Crawford & Company announced today that it has agreed to terms to acquire a majority interest in Lloyd Warwick International Limited (LWI)

12/20/2012
Andries Willemse to lead GTS

Crawford & Company has announced that effective January 1, 2013, Dr. Andries Willemse, senior vice president, Global Technical Services (GTS) will assume the leadership role of GTS.

12/20/2012
Crawford UK Global Technical Services® Expands Environmental Claims Capability; David Waller to Lead

Crawford UK Global Technical Services has significantly enhanced its capability in large claims with the appointment of David Waller as Head of Environmental Adjusting.

12/19/2012
Crawford & Company Relocates Marc Godfrey to GTS Operations in Mexico

Marc Godfrey of Global Technical Services (GTS) will be relocating from Brazil to Mexico in January 2013 to focus on developing the international and London reinsurance market and handling large claims in GTS Mexico City operations.

12/19/2012
Crawford UK Global Technical Services concludes year of growth with further recruitment planned for 2013

Crawford UK Global Technical Services (GTS®) is concluding a year of significant growth with 16 high-quality appointments and the creation of a new Aviation team.

10/16/2012
Jay Strano Appointed Accounting Leader, Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc.

Jay Strano, CMA, has been appointed accounting leader for Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc.’s Global Technical Services (GTS) division.

06/19/2012
Crawford Launches Global Technical Services in Mexico

Crawford & Company has formally launched its Global Technical Services (GTSSM) division in Mexico to more effectively manage large and complex claims from the growing insurance market in the region.

05/03/2012
Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. Names GTS Leaders

Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. has named five adjusters as Global Technical Services (GTSSM) leaders within the areas of Commercial Property, Transportation, Environmental and Media, Entertainment & Contingency.

01/17/2012
Crawford Appoints New Global Technical Leadership in US

Crawford & Company has named claims executive Terry Hunt to the newly created position of chief executive officer of Crawford Global Technical Services (GTSSM) in the United States.