Bowman Named COO of Crawford’s Global Property and Casualty Services

December 21, 2005

Jeffrey T. Bowman, president of Crawford & Co’s International Operations, has been named chief operating officer of the firm’s Global Property and Casualty Services, effective Jan. 1.

This newly created position joins the property and casualty operations worldwide to maximize consistent delivery and to ensure that Crawford provides standardized business practices and quality service delivery to all of its property and casualty clients worldwide. Bowman will also oversee business development as it relates to the property and casualty market.

“Bowman’s leadership will ensure that we continually evaluate and improve how we package and sell our property and casualty services globally, making certain we are consistent and consultative in our approach,” Thomas W. Crawford, president and CEO of Crawford & Co. said. “Bowman’s long history of success coupled with his experience, demonstrated leadership ability, and vision will be tremendous assets as he continues to grow this core service of Crawford & Co.”

Bowman joined Crawford in 1990 after Crawford purchased a company he partly owned. From 1991 to 1994, Bowman served as financial director for all of Crawford’s operations outside the U.S. During this time he was involved in various strategic acquisitions and Crawford’s global coverage increased significantly. In 1995, Bowman moved from London to Crawford’s home office in Atlanta, and was appointed as vice president of International Finance.

He was subsequently named vice president of International Strategic Planning of Crawford’s International Group. In 2001, Bowman was appointed president of Crawford’s International Operations.

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