July 10, 2006 by Canadian Underwriter
Crawford Adjusters Canada recently appointed John Taylor to the position of vice president, human resources and training. Taylor began his career as an independent insurance adjuster at Crawford after graduating from Wilfrid Laurier University’s Bachelor of Business Administration program in 1986. He worked as an all lines adjuster in the firm’s Guelph branch upon graduation and was appointed branch manager in 1995. In 2000,Taylor worked in Ottawa as part of the project team establishing the Hepatitis C Class Action Administration Centre, and acted as project manager of the Walkerton compensation plan class action settlement agreement. Taylor, who has been part of Crawford’s professional development team since 1995, is a fellow chartered insurance professional (FCIP), a certified human resource professional (CHRP) and holds a certificate in adult education from St Francis Xavier University. “John’s commitment to continuing education for clients and employees alike is an incredible asset to Crawford,” John Sharoun, chief executive officer, says. “John is uniquely qualified to add great value to this important initiative having worked as a field adjuster and a branch manager before taking on additional head office responsibilities which have led him to this human resources role.”
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