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Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. Appoints Davoodi Vice President, Operations, Quebec Region

April 6, 2010   by Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc.

Claudine Davoodi has been promoted to the position of vice president, Operations for the region of Quebec, John Sharoun, chief executive officer of Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc., announced today.

Davoodi will continue to work closely with Quebec branch managers and will have operational responsibility for all of Crawfords claims operations throughout the province. She will continue to report to Pat Van Bakel, senior vice president, Claims Operations, Crawford & Company (Canada).

Claudine has made great strides in leading and directing Crawfords growth and market strategies in the province, said Van Bakel. Her strong operational discipline and business acumen make her a valuable part of Crawfords management team.

Fluently bilingual, Davoodi has over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry. She has spent the majority of the past 15 years in senior claims management operations in both Ontario and Quebec.

Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Crawford & Company ( 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 a global network of more than 700 locations in 63 countries. The Crawford System of Claims SolutionsSM 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 Companys shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbols CRDA and CRDB.

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