December 3, 2020 by Canadian Underwriter Staff
Forensic engineer Chris Giffin, former CEO of 30 Forensic Engineering, is heading up the Canadian expansion of Dallas-based Haag Global Inc.
As the new CEO of Haag Canada, Giffin is based in Toronto, the company said in September when announcing its expansion.
For the property and casualty insurance industry, Haag Canada provides forensic engineering, loss remediation and mitigation, physical damage quantification and appraisal, and risk and project management.
Giffin co-founded Giffin Koerth Forensic Engineering in 2002 and led the firm for about 16 years. Giffin Koerth changed its name to 30 Forensic Engineering in 2016, and Giffin sold his interest in 30 Forensic about two years later. Co-founder Ron Koerth sold his interest in 2015. Giffin began his forensic engineering career in 1988.
“Chris’ exceptional vision, professionalism, and expertise align perfectly with the quality and integrity that we value so highly as a company,” Haag Global CEO Justin Kestner said in a release.
Who: Chris Giffin
Current role: CEO, Haag Canada
P&C experience: 32 years
Profile: Founded Giffin Koerth, now known as 30 Forensic Engineering, and expanded the firm from four engineers to more than 60 engineers, scientists, and experts working in 13 different practice areas of forensic engineering, loss mitigation, and remediation.
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