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Crawford Grows its Forensic Accounting Services (CFAS)

February 4, 2019   by Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc.

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TORONTO, ON, FEB. 4, 2019/insPRESS/ –  Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. announces the expansion of its Forensic Accounting Services with the addition of the chartered professional accountants of Jarvie & Company. Jarvie & Company, a reputable accounting firm specializing in financial loss calculations, serving the national marketplace since 2003, will be operating as Crawford Forensic Account Services (CFAS), effective February 1, 2019. This strategic decision will enhance the servicing capabilities of the existing Crawford Forensic Accounting Services and market position, through expanding upon the team and broadening the depth of expertise.

“The addition of the Jarvie team to our existing operations will add scale and capability to our rapidly expanding forensic accounting practice,” said Pat Van Bakel, president & chief executive officer, Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. “We are excited about the possibilities that this opportunity offers to our organization and clients.”

The Jarvie team is composed of experienced forensic accountants with practical knowledge of the insurance industry and supporting segments, and will serve as a welcome addition to the existing Forensic Accounting team. In addition to the skillset and accreditations of the team, equally impressive are the innovative technological tools and applications that they bring forth.

Within Crawford, Glenn Jarvie will assume the role of vice president, national practice leader, Crawford Forensic Accounting Services and will work closely with Stephen Dodd, director, Crawford Forensic Accounting Services within our Global Technical Services (GTS®), and our Global CFAS Practice leaders around the World.

“As part of the company’s mission to restore and enhance lives, businesses and communities, this opportunity will further enable us to assist those impacted by unique and complex losses,” said Pat Van Bakel.

For additional information, please contact:
Paul Hancock
Vice President, Global Technical Services (GTS),
Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc.

For media inquiries, please contact:
Amanda Bortolus
Marketing Director,
Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc.

About Crawford® Based in Atlanta, Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRD‐A and CRD‐B) is the world’s largest publicly listed independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self‐insured entities with an expansive global network serving clients in more than 70 countries. The Company’s two classes of stock are substantially identical, except with respect to voting rights and the Company’s ability to pay greater cash dividends on the non-voting Class A Common Stock (CRD-A) than on the voting Class B Common Stock (CRD-B), subject to certain limitations. In addition, with respect to mergers or similar transactions, holders of CRD-A must receive the same type and amount of consideration as holders of CRD-B, unless different consideration is approved by the holders of 75 percent of CRD-A, voting as a class. More information is available at

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