David Richard Named President of FARA

Feb 13, 2013, 16:00 ET from York Risk Services Group, Inc.

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- York Risk Services Group, Inc. (York), a premier national provider of claims-management, specialized loss adjusting, insurance pool administration and other insurance services, today announced that David Richard will assume the position of President of F.A. Richard and Associates (FARA), a York Risk Services Company. 

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FARA became a part of the York Risk Services organization in 2011.  The company provides insurance and risk management services to carriers, self-insured companies and groups, and government entities with a geographic emphasis on the southeast region. As president of FARA, Richard will be responsible for advancing FARA's long standing partnerships with clients in Louisiana and across the southeast region.

Richard also holds the position of Senior Vice President – Information Technology & Systems for York. In that role, he oversees the development of York's claims management, managed care, and other systems with the mission of providing the most innovative, intuitive and informative technologies for York's clients, employees and partners.

Prior to taking a leadership role at York, Richard served for 22 years as the Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of FARA Insurance Services. 

"Throughout his career, David has committed to understanding the needs of clients and creating service solutions that exceed expectations," said Tony Galioto, CEO and President of York Risk Services Group.  "Under his direction, FARA will continue building long-term relationships with clients and delivering top-quality claims management and technology advantages to help better manage risks."

Richard's new position underscores York's commitment to providing customized and specialized solutions that meet the unique needs of localized geographies and specific industries within the insurance service marketplace.

About York Risk Services Group
York Risk Services Group is a premier provider of claims-management, specialized loss adjusting and other insurance services nationwide. York provides risk management solutions to a wide variety of strategic partners, including insurance carriers, self insureds, brokers, wholesalers, MGAs, programs, risk pools and public entities. York delivers customized claims solutions for all lines of business, including property, liability, products liability, ocean and inland marine, environmental, transportation and logistics, construction, and workers' compensation and managed care. York is based in Parsippany, N.J., and has more than 2,4000 employees nationwide. Visit us on the Web at www.yorkrsg.com.  

For more information, contact:
Anne W. Ellis 
Assistant Vice President, Marketing & Communications
York Risk Services Group, Inc.
Tel: (973) 404-1282
E-mail: anne.ellis@yorkrsg.com

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