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.

The new GTS adjusters are:

  • James Boos has joined as a national general adjuster in the GTS New York office. He previously served as a general adjuster at Hanover Insurance, where he held various adjusting positions during 20 years with the company. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Clarion University of Pennsylvania and is a Property Claims Law Associate.

  • Marty Eazor is rejoining Crawford as a regional general adjuster, and he has almost 20 years of claims handling experience. He is based in Brea, California and will be covering the southern part of the state. He most recently served as marketing manager for the Rimkus Consulting Group and had held multiple positions at Crawford as an adjuster, supervisor and manager over nine years with the company. Eazor is a graduate of Whittier College with a bachelor’s degree in History.

  • Joseph Kucharz is a new executive general adjuster in Chicago who has also come back to GTS, bringing more than 40 years of experience to his new role. He previously served in the same position with York Specialized Loss Adjusting for six years. Prior to that he was an executive MORE Page 2 . . . Crawford Global Technical Services® Strengthens Team general adjuster with GTS® for nine years. Kucharz maintains adjuster licenses in the states of Indiana, Texas, Florida, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Oregon. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Monmouth College.

“We continue to add to the growing strength of GTS, both in the U.S. and globally,” said Rich Lafayette, senior vice president and chief technical officer, GTS. “We are increasing our capabilities for clients by bringing in more senior adjusters in some of the states with the highest number of claims. James, Marty, and Joe will help GTS remain a powerhouse in technical claims adjusting.”

About GTS®
GTS® is Crawford’s definitive solution for large, complex claims, providing the highest level of world-class talent in the industry’s largest network to strategically manage losses around the globe. With nearly 500 of the world’s most experienced senior adjusters and industry specialists operating from 144 locations worldwide, GTS assists all major stakeholders with strategic loss management during significant claims.

About Crawford®
Based in Atlanta, Ga., Crawford & Company® (www.crawfordandcompany.com) is the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions to the risk management and insurance industry as well as self-insured entities, with an expansive global network serving clients in more than 70 countries. The Crawford Solution™ offers comprehensive, integrated claims services, business process outsourcing and consulting services for major product lines including property and casualty claims management, workers compensation claims and medical management, and legal settlement administration. The Company’s shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbols CRD-A and CRD-B.

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