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SCM appoints Ross Betteridge as new president to lead ClaimsPro

April 29, 2015   by Canadian Underwriter

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ClaimsPro, an SCM company and a provider of independent adjusting services, announced on Wednesday the appointment of Ross Betteridge as its new president, succeeding Bob Fitzgerald, who assumed the role of CEO of SCM in January.

Ross Betteridge will succeed Bob Fitzgerald, who assumed the role of CEO of SCM in January

“Betteridge brings tremendous industry experience and a proven track record to ClaimsPro,” SCM said in a press release. He spent the previous four years with Travelers Canada, the nation’s 10th largest home, auto, and business insurer, in a variety of senior roles including chief operating officer (COO) and was most recently executive vice president, corporate strategy & shared services. Before that, Betteridge spent 10 years with Aviva Canada as a member of the executive committee initially in the position of executive vice president, chief financial officer and latterly as COO.

Ross Betteridge, new president of ClaimsPro“ClaimsPro is the leader in claims services in Canada, and I’m thrilled to have this opportunity,” said Betteridge (pictured right). “ClaimsPro has proven to be an innovator and thought-leader in the insurance marketplace, and I look forward to playing my part as the company continues to adapt and evolve to the needs of the Canadian insurance sector.”

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Said Fitzgerald: “We’re extremely excited to have Ross aboard. ClaimsPro’s focus has always been on its people, and we believe Ross will bring new perspectives and leadership to the ClaimsPro team to further enhance our core mission.”

ClaimsPro is an independent adjusting and claims management company that has been working with Canada’s domestic insurance market for over 28 years. With offices in every province throughout the country, ClaimsPro provides its clients with local expertise and the resources of a national company, the release said.