ATLANTA (December 13, 2018) – Crawford & Company®, the world's largest publicly listed independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities, announced today that Andrew Bart has been promoted to the position of Global President of Crawford® Global Technical Services (GTS)™- the large and complex business of Crawford. This appointment reflects Crawford’s continued commitment to, and investment in, the growth of GTS. Andrew Bart commences this new role effective January 1, 2019 and will relocate to London.
Andrew Bart has 30+ years of claims and loss adjusting experience and 16 years with Crawford & Company, during which he has managed many large and complex claims across multiple product lines. As the current President of Crawford Australia and Asia Pacific, he has led the business through a sustained period of growth. In his new role, Andrew will be responsible for building on the significant success that Crawford GTS has achieved since its launch. Crawford delivers a unified claims handling capability for complex and major losses - serving reinsurers, the corporate market and major loss / catastrophe divisions of insurers as well as the London Market and Lloyd’s syndicates.
Commenting on his role, Andrew says: “The specialist capabilities Crawford provides for large and complex claims are in greater demand than ever before. We are committed to ensuring we meet that demand by continuing to invest in recruiting and training high-grade adjusters and providing marketleading global solutions across all specialty lines. It is a privilege to be leading this team of dedicated professionals and I look forward to further enhancing the level of service we provide to our clients.”
“We are confident in Andrew’s leadership and look forward to the continued growth and success of GTS with our goal of being market leader in all markets we serve,” states Larry Thomas, global president of Crawford Specialty Solutions. “His vast experience managing large and complex claims along with his proven passion to further our mission, vision and values is a true asset to Crawford and our clients.”
In addition, the company announced that Tim Jarman, currently head of Crawford Claims Solutions for Australia, will be promoted to President of Australia effective January 1, 2019. In this role, he will be responsible for local oversight of all Crawford’s global service lines in Australia to include claims solutions, large and complex claims, third party administration and managed repair. Tim is a 32 year veteran of the industry, including 10 years with Crawford. He has worked in Australia since 2001 and is well known by clients and the market.
“We are very pleased to make these internal promotions into key leadership roles with individuals that are committed to doing their part to fulfill our mission to restore and enhance lives, businesses and communities,” said Crawford Global Chief Operating Officer, Rohit Verma. He added, “We are confident in their leadership abilities and look forward to continued growth and success of the Australian market and Crawford GTS globally.”
For further information please contact Lynn Cufley Lynn.Cufley@crawco.co.uk.