Crawford® Expands Servicing Capabilities in Northern Ontario with the Addition of Blair Boilard and Team

Toronto, ON (Jan. 14, 2019) – Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. is pleased to announce the expansion of its Crawford Claims Solutions, northern Ontario operations with the addition of Blair Boilard and his team, operating out of Elliot Lake and Espanola locations. This strategic decision was made in support of our mission to restore and enhance lives, businesses and communities and to further strengthen our ability to deliver tailored solutions to clients and prospects in the area.

“We are very excited to have Blair and his team join Crawford,” said Brent Hackett, vice president, operations (Ontario). “Throughout his career, he has consistently demonstrated a solid commitment to his customers and the local community. He is a long-time contributor to and supporter of various industry associations and philanthropic organizations.”

Blair Boilard has been in the insurance industry for more than 30 years, holding positions as a broker and independent adjuster. As an experienced adjuster with expertise in personal and commercial property losses, including municipal and general liability, he has handled a number of large, complex claims. He holds his Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) and Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) certificates.

Blair was recently recognized for his active participation in key insurance associations by receiving the distinction of Honorary Life Member of the Ontario Insurance Adjusters Association (OIAA), where he has served as northern director for 25 years and provincial delegate for 12 years.

As an adjuster at Crawford, reporting to Mike Bottan, manager of Crawford’s northern Ontario operations, Blair and his team will position us to better serve our client base in the area.

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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