Emanuel Lauria Named EVP, Global Sales and Marketing, at Crawford

July 24, 2012

Emanuel V. Lauria has joined Crawford & Company, a provider of claims management services to the risk management and insurance industries, to serve in the newly created position of executive vice president of sales and marketing for the global organization.

In this role, Lauria is responsible for driving Crawford’s sales and marketing initiatives around the world to support the business’s continuing growth and diversification of services. He will oversee the development of the Company’s strategic sales and marketing plan and lead and manage sales, marketing communications and branding. He also will direct product development, including the rollout of new products and services.

Lauria, who is based in Atlanta, reports to President and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey T. Bowman and is a member of Crawford’s Global Executive Management team.

Crawford’s sales and marketing resources in its U.S. and international property and casualty operations, Global Markets team, Risk Sciences Group and Broadspire report to Lauria.

As a managing director of Wells Fargo Insurance Services, Lauria most recently served as chairman of Wells Fargo Risk Management Solutions and was general manager of the company’s Atlanta office. He previously served as global risk services director of the Eastern U.S. region and was a member of the corporate team that directed the integration of the Wachovia Insurances Services acquisition in 2009.

Previously, Lauria held a wide variety of positions at Marsh Inc., the global insurance broker and provider of risk management services, during 22 years with the organization.

Lauria started his career as an underwriter, underwriting manager and casualty product line manager with several insurers before joining Marsh. He is a candidate for an executive doctorate in business at Georgia State University, for which he also is a member of the board of trustees of the Risk Management Foundation.

Source: Crawford & Company

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