Navigation Links
Bill Johnstone Named Senior Vice President of Crawford's Global Technical Services for the Americas
Date:7/7/2009

ATLANTA, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crawford Canada's Bill Johnstone has been named senior vice president of Crawford & Company's (NYSE: CRDA; CRDB) Global Technical Services (GTS) for the Americas, a newly created position designed to more effectively coordinate and grow this market-leading service, the Company announced today.

"GTS is a major differentiator for Crawford worldwide in the high-end, complex loss adjusting market. With our strong position, we believe there is tremendous opportunity for growth and we intend to focus intensively on this service," said Kevin B. Frawley, chief executive officer, Property & Casualty - Americas, who Johnstone will report to. "Bill's substantial experience and reputation in the insurance industry and with Crawford make him the ideal candidate to help us achieve those goals."

GTS offers major incident claims handling for catastrophic and complex claims, high-value property and casualty claims and specialist claims in a wide variety of industries worldwide.

Johnstone has served as vice president of GTS in Canada since 2005 and will continue to lead those services directly in Canada in addition to being responsible for establishing policy, marketing and business development for GTS in the remainder of the Americas. Thomas Carstens, vice president of GTS/Property Services/Marine Services for U.S. Property & Casualty, will continue to report directly to Philip Porter, senior vice president of U.S. Property & Casualty, and also report to Johnstone on a matrix basis.

Johnstone began his career in the insurance industry in 1987 and joined Crawford in 1989, becoming an executive general adjuster in 2005. Based primarily in the southern Ontario region, he works out of Toronto handling losses throughout Canada and the United States and around the world. His main areas of adjusting expertise include the film and entertainment industry, commercial transportation and inland marine and environmental claims.

A graduate of McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont., with a degree in economics, Johnstone is a fellow of the Chartered Insurance Professionals, a fellow of the Insurance Institute of Ontario, a certified fire and explosion investigator and a licensed independent adjuster for all lines. He is a member of the Canadian Trucking Association, Ontario Independent Adjusters Association, Insurance Institute of Canada and International Association of Special Investigation.

About Crawford

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Crawford & Company (www.crawfordandcompany.com) is the world's largest independent provider of claims management and related solutions to the risk management and insurance industry as well as self-insured entities, with a global network of more than 700 locations in 63 countries. Major service lines include property and casualty claims management; warranty inspections; integrated claims and medical management for workers' compensation; legal settlement administration, including class action and bankruptcy claims administration; and risk management information services. The Company's shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbols CRDA and CRDB.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Crawford and Co.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Heartline(R) Fitness Systems Named to Inc. Magazines Inaugural List of the 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in U.S....
2. Allscripts Named to FORTUNE 100 Fastest-Growing Companies List
3. Boston Micromachines Multi-DM Named One of the Years Most Innovative Products
4. Karen Vigil Named Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Blue Shield of Californias Individual, Small Group, and Government Business Unit
5. New Director of Nursing Practice Named for Nurses Association
6. Instrumentation Laboratory Named Top of Class by Respiratory Care Managers
7. Meeting Expectations Named to First Annual CMI 25 List by Corporate Meetings & Incentives Magazine
8. Frances Decker Named Mid-Atlantic Region Sales Executive for AllOne Health Management Solutions
9. Keith Taft Named General Manager of UltraTape Industries
10. AIUM CEO named among most influential in radiology
11. Top Twenty Health Plan Websites Named by TheRatingsGuy.com
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... 26, 2016 , ... Pixel Film Studios Released ProSlice Levels, a Media Slicing ... their videos a whole new perspective by using the title layers in ProSlice ... , ProSlice Levels contains over 30 Different presets to choose from. FCPX ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... ... they have been diagnosed with endometriosis. These women need a treatment plan to ... a comprehensive approach that can help for preservation of fertility and ultimately achieving ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Miami, FL (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... The temporary closing of Bruton ... Plant City Observer , brings up a new, often overlooked aspect of head lice: ... The closing for fumigation is not a common occurrence, but a necessary one in the ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... , ... As a lifelong Southern Californian, Dr. Omkar Marathe earned his Bachelors ... Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He trained in Internal Medicine at Scripps Green ... hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars Sinai program where he had the opportunity to train ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... the pursuit of success. In terms of the latter, setting the bar too high ... low, risk more than just slow progress toward their goal. , Research from ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/26/2016)... June 27, 2016 Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: ... under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as ... Celator Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Celator"; Nasdaq: CPXX ) ... Daylight Time). As previously announced on May ... definitive merger agreement under which Jazz Pharmaceuticals has commenced ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016  Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. (GBT) (NASDAQ: ... novel therapeutics for the treatment of grievous blood-based ... closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering ... public offering price of $18.75 per share. All ... by GBT. GBT estimates net proceeds from the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... -- Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: DHRM ... sells medical devices and wearable sleep respiratory products in ... agreement with Hongyuan Supply Chain Management Co., Ltd. (hereinafter ... 2016, to develop Dehaier,s new Internet medical technology business. ... leverage Hongyuan Supply Chain,s sales platform to reach Dehaier,s ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: