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Nancy Hamlet
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phone: 404-300-1918 
fax: 404-300-1905
cell: 470-509-1354
Email: nancy_hamlet@us.crawco.com

12/12/2011
Crawford & Company Announces New Five-Year,$325 Million Revolving Credit Facility
New arrangement lowers borrowing costs, improves financial flexibility

Crawford today announced the execution of a new five-year,$325 million senior secured revolving credit facility with a syndicate of banks led by Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch as Joint Lead Arrangers and Joint Lead Bookrunners.
12/05/2011
Crawford Brasil Wins Best Performance in Claims Adjusting Award
Crawford & Company's Brazilian Global Technical Services (GTSSM) operations recently won a Cobertura Magazine Performance Award for Best Performance in Claims Adjusting.
12/01/2011
Crawford & Company to Present at Lambert Edwards SMID-West Investor Conference
Crawford & Company today announced that Jeffrey T. Bowman, president and chief executive officer, and W. Bruce Swain Jr., executive vice president and chief financial officer, will present to institutional investors and analysts at the 7th annual Lambert, Edwards & Associates SMID-West Investor Conference, to be held on Dec. 8, 2011, at The Palmer House Hilton Hotel in Chicago.
11/07/2011
Crawford & Company Board Declares Quarterly Dividends
On November 2, 2011, at its regular quarterly meeting, the Board of Directors of Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRDA; CRDB) declared quarterly dividends of $0.03 per share on the Class A Common Stock and $0.02 per share on the Class B Common Stock, payable on November 29, 2011, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on November 18, 2011. Other than voting rights, the Company's two classes of stock have essentially identical rights, except that the Board of Directors may pay greater or equal (but not lesser) cash dividends on the Class A Common Stock than on the Class B Common Stock.
11/07/2011
Crawford Reports Substantial Improvement in 2011 Third Quarter Results
Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRDA and CRDB), the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities, today announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011.
11/03/2011
The Garden City Group, Inc. (GCG) Acquires Settlement Services, Inc. (SSI)
GCG, the recognized leader in legal administration services for class action settlements, Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings and legal notice programs, has acquired SSI, a Tallahassee, Fla.-based firm that specializes in the administration of labor and employment class action settlements. The acquisition will strengthen GCG’s expansion into this niche area of class action settlement administration.
10/21/2011
Crawford & Company Announces Earnings Conference Call
Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRDA and CRDB), the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities, will issue its earnings release on Monday, November 7 , 2011 at 7:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
10/11/2011
Glenn Gibson Receives 2011 CIP National Leadership Award
The Chartered Insurance Professionals’ (CIP) Society in Canada recently named Glenn Gibson, executive vice president and global chief strategy officer of Crawford & Company, as the recipient of the 2011 Established Leadership Award.
10/03/2011
Third Crawford Global Day of Service Features 49 Volunteer Projects Worldwide
More than 1,100 Crawford & Company employees helped others around the world during a wide variety of service projects undertaken Saturday as part of the Company’s third annual Global Day of Service.
09/15/2011
Crawford & Company UK Announces Leadership Changes
Crawford & Company today announced leadership changes in its UK, EMEA/AP and Global Markets teams that are designed to ensure continued growth and strengthen the Company’s relationships with insurers and brokers on a global basis.
09/14/2011
Crawford & Company Ranks 36th on InformationWeek 500
Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRDA; CRDB), the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions, has ranked 36th on this year’s InformationWeek 500, a list of the top technology innovators in the United States. This marks the third year in a row Crawford has placed on the list, the second year it has been named in the top 100 and the highest placement for the Company to date. In addition, the Company was named an industry finalist in the insurance category for the first time.
08/08/2011
Crawford Reports Substantial Improvement in 2011 Second Quarter Results; Revenues Increase 22% and Net Income Up Sharply; Company Raises Guidance Again for Balance of 2011
Second quarter 2011 consolidated revenues before reimbursements totaled $291.7 million, up 22% over $238.2 million in the 2010 second quarter. Second quarter 2011 net income attributable to Crawford & Company was $13.5 million, compared with a net loss of $2.5 million recorded in the 2010 second quarter. Second quarter 2011 diluted earnings per share were $0.25 compared with the loss per share of $(0.05) reported in the prior-year quarter.
08/08/2011
Crawford & Company Board Declares Quarterly Dividends
On August 2, 2011, at its regular quarterly meeting, the Board of Directors of Crawford & Company declared quarterly dividends of $0.03 per share on the Class A Common Stock and $0.02 per share on the Class B Common Stock, payable on August 26, 2011, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 18, 2011.
08/04/2011
Crawford & Company Purchases Appian BPM Suite
Crawford & Company has purchased the Appian Business Process Management (BPM) Suite, a market-leading technology platform that will radically alter the way the company develops software applications.
08/04/2011
Crawford Leader Jeffrey T. Bowman Named One of Georgia's Top CEOs
Jeffrey T. Bowman, president and chief executive officer of Crawford & Company, has been named one of Georgia’s top CEOs in the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s annual ranking of public company leaders in the state.
07/26/2011
Market Update - Norway
At least 76 people have died in twin attacks in Norway - the worst peacetime massacre in the country's modern history. Our thoughts and sympathies are with the people of Norway at this terrible time.
07/22/2011
Crawford & Company Announces Second Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call
Crawford & Company will issue its earnings release on Monday, August 8, 2011 at 7:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The quarterly conference call, to discuss its quarterly earnings and other developments, will be held on Monday, August 8, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. This call can be accessed by dialing 1-866-412-0114 (Domestic) or 706-679-7543 (International), conference ID: 86077611.
07/14/2011
Crawford & Company Wins Service Provider of the Year at British Insurance Awards 2011
Crawford won the Service Provider of the Year award at the British Insurance Awards 2011, held recently at the Royal Albert Hall in London. The judges felt that with an unprecedented level of natural catastrophes across the world in 2010 and 2011, Crawford seized the opportunity to prove the worth of its global capabilities.
05/13/2011
Crawford Establishes New GTS(SM) Team to Serve Latin American Clients
Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRDA; CRDB), the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions, has established a team of Global Technical Services (GTS) managers and offices in Latin America to more effectively serve large and complex claims from the growing insurance market in the region.
04/20/2011
Crawford & Company Announces 1st Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call
Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRDA and CRDB), the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities, will issue its earnings release on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 7:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The quarterly conference call, to discuss its quarterly earnings and other developments, will be held on Friday, May 6, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. This call can be accessed by dialing 1-866-412-0114 (Domestic) or 706-679-7543 (International), conference ID: 61726158.
03/30/2011
Crawford Names Ricardo Ortega as Country Manager in Brasil
Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRDA; CRDB), the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions, has named Ricardo Ortega as manager of its claim operations in Brasil. He is based in São Paulo and reports to Mauricio Alonso, senior vice president and regional managing director for Latin America.
03/02/2011
Crawford Opens Office in Panama, Names Miguel Stempel Country Manager
To serve a growing insurance market, Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRDA; CRDB) has established an office in Panama City, Panama, and named insurance executive Miguel Stempel as its manager of operations in the country.
02/28/2011
Crawford & Company Italia s.r.l. Acquires Studio Bolton & Associati s.r.l.
Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRDA; CRDB) announced today that its acquisition of Studio Bolton & Associati s.r.l. has been successfully completed. Studio Bolton is a leading specialist liability adjusting and claims handling company, with more than 35 staff in two branches located in Rome and Milan, Italy. Its main focus is professional liability business, with a strong presence in the Lloyd’s and London market.
02/23/2011
Elise Quadrozzi Elected as First Female Chair of I-CAR
Elise Quadrozzi, knowledge management account executive at Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRDA; CRDB), recently was elected as chairperson of I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, becoming the first woman to chair the organization in its 30-plusyear history.
02/21/2011
LexisNexis Recognizes Danielle Lisenbey for Leadership in Workers Compensation
Danielle Lisenbey, chief operating officer, medical services for Broadspire, a Crawford Company and leading third party administrator (TPA) and medical management services provider, has been named one of the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation Notable People for 2010.
02/10/2011
Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. Appoints Mooney Vice President, Class Action Services
John Sharoun, chief executive officer of Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc., is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Mooney to the position of vice president, Class Action Services, effective Feb. 1.
02/10/2011
Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. Appoints Loosemore Contractor Connection District Manager - Canada
Pat Van Bakel, senior vice president, Claims Operations for Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc., is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Loosemore to the position of Contractor Connection District Manager - Canada, effective Jan. 24.
02/07/2011
Crawford Reports Record 2010 Fourth Quarter Revenues
Crawford & Company (www.crawfordandcompany.com) (NYSE: CRDA and CRDB), the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities, today announced its financial results for the year and fourth quarter ended December 31, 2010.
02/07/2011
Crawford & Company Board Declares Quarterly Dividend
On February 1, 2011, at its regular quarterly meeting, the Board of Directors of Crawford & Company declared quarterly dividends of $0.02 per share on the Class A Common Stock and $0.02 per share on the Class B Common Stock, payable on March 22, 2011, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 7, 2011.
02/03/2011
Joia M. Johnson Elected to Crawford & Company Board
The Board of Directors of Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRDA; CRDB) on Tuesday elected Joia M. Johnson, chief legal officer, general counsel and corporate secretary for Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE: HBI), to serve as a member of the Board, the Company announced today
02/01/2011
Crawford Names Marc Godfrey to Manage GTSSM Operations in Brazil
Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRDA; CRDB), the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions, has named Marc Godfrey manager of Global Technical Services (GTS) in Brazil. He will be based in Sao Paulo and will report to Mauricio Alonso, senior vice president and regional managing director for Latin America, and also work with Bill Johnstone, senior vice president for GTS – Americas.
01/17/2011
KMC On Demand(SM), Advisory Committee Roll Out Property Technical Certification
KMC On Demand, a leading provider of online education for insurance claims adjusters, and a key insurance industry advisory committee have released the first Property Technical Certification (PTC) course to the insurance industry.
01/11/2011
GCG Contributes $50,000 to the Jackson Gabriel Silver Foundation
The Garden City Group Inc. (GCG), one of the nation’s largest claims administration firms, has donated $50,000 to its charity of the year, the Jackson Gabriel Silver Foundation.
01/05/2011
Crawford Announces New Head of Global Technical Services in Asia Pacific
Richard Martin, chief executive officer of Crawford & Company operations in the Asia Pacific region, and Mike Reeves, executive vice president of Global Markets and head of the Crawford Global Technical Services(SM) (GTS) Executive Council, today announced that Ian Baxter has been appointed regional director, GTS - Asia Pacific.