ATLANTA, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Four Crawford and Broadspire employees recently earned the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU®) designation and were inducted into the CPCU Society during the organization's annual meeting in Washington, D.C.
The four CPCU designees are:
- Scott Pond, a senior software engineer with Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRDA; CRDB), the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions.
- Emily Brock, a workers compensation adjuster with Broadspire, a Crawford Company and leading third party administrator of workers compensation claims, liability claims and medical management services.
- Anita Drage, vice president of financial planning and analysis for Broadspire.
- Morgan Maclellan, a claims analyst with Broadspire.
The CPCU Society is a community of credentialed insurance professionals who promote excellence through ethical behavior and continuing education. The Society's nearly 25,000 members hold the CPCU designation, which requires passing eight rigorous examinations, meeting industry experience requirements, and agreeing to be bound by a strict code of professional ethics.
"Attaining the CPCU designation requires persistence and discipline, but is well worth the effort," said Jeffrey T. Bowman, president and chief executive officer of Crawford. "Our newest members come from different parts of our organization, but the knowledge learned and reinforced by their CPCU studies will contribute greatly to their work. We are very proud of their accomplishment and will continue to support our employees in their pursuit of this designation."
Bowman serves on the board of directors of The Institutes, the organization that develops courses and confers the CPCU designation. The CPCU Society is affiliated with The Institutes. Crawford has established guidelines that encourage employees to earn various accreditations, including the CPCU designation, to further their careers.
Based in Atlanta, Ga., Crawford & Company is the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions to the risk management and insurance industry as well as self-insured entities, with an expansive global network serving clients in more than 70 countries. The Crawford System of Claims Solutions(SM) offers comprehensive, integrated claims services, business process outsourcing and consulting services for major product lines including property and casualty claims management, workers compensation claims and medical management, and legal settlement administration. The Company's shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbols CRDA and CRDB.
SOURCE Crawford & Company