Crawford & Company names new Asia president

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Crawford & Company names new Asia president

There is a new name at the helm of claims management giant Crawford & Company in Asia.

Veronica Grigg (pictured) has been announced as the new president for the region, effective from this week. She takes responsibility for activities across the continent, reporting in to Larry Thomas, the global president.

“I am excited to be a part of the Crawford team,” she said. “As an industry leader, there is a clear opportunity to increase our client focus in Asia through the delivery of our market-leading client solutions and expansive range of services. I look forward to working with our team of specialists to bolster our customer value in the region.”

Grigg joins the firm with a wealth of industry experience having spent 20 years in the market. Most recently she was CEO for Asia-Pacific at Argo Global and prior to that was head of distribution – major trading partner engagement for Asia-Pacific at QBE. She spent 14 years with the Australian firm and held a host of senior roles there.

Grigg’s introduction means that the existing president for Asia, Mike Campbell Pitt, will move to take on the role of chief technical officer. He will head up the company’s Hong Kong operations centre.

“I am delighted that Veronica is joining us as her knowledge and capabilities will allow us to build on recent investment in Asia and our expansion in Japan,” said Thomas. “With Veronica and Mike now heading up our activities across the region, we will further strengthen our prominent position and continue to expand our service offering across this key region, providing access to the full range of Crawford capabilities to our clients. Such an experienced leadership team provides us with a clear strategic advantage in this highly competitive marketplace.”