(GWINNETT – METRO ATLANTA) March 9, 2017 – Crawford & Company® (NYSE: CRD-A and CRD-B), the world’s largest publicly listed independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities, and Partnership Gwinnett announce the relocation of Crawford’s® global headquarters to the City of Peachtree Corners, Gwinnett County, metro Atlanta, Georgia.
“We are excited to bring Crawford & Company to Gwinnett County,” said Harsha V. Agadi, president and CEO of Crawford & Company. “This relocation will allow us to continue our expansion, while also bringing investment and competencies to the local business community, further contributing to the great economic climate found in Gwinnett.”
The new facility will be located at 5335 Triangle Parkway in the City of Peachtree Corners. This announcement represents approximately 500 new jobs in Gwinnett County, and $15 million in capital investment over the next three years.
“We are thrilled that Crawford, a highly respected global organization, has chosen Gwinnett County as its new location,” said Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chair, Charlotte Nash. “This location will add to the strong economic vitality of our community through new job opportunities, the company’s strong global presence and their admired quality services.”
With an expansive global network serving clients in more than 70 countries, the Crawford Solution® offers comprehensive, integrated claims services, business process outsourcing and consulting services for major product lines including property and casualty claims management, workers compensation claims and medical management, and legal settlement administration.
“Crawford’s decision to select Peachtree Corners as the home of their new location is great news for the city,” said City of Peachtree Corners Mayor, Mike Mason. “We look forward to working with the company to connect our talented workforce with the high-wage jobs this relocation will bring to our community.”
“The Atlanta Regional Commission is excited to work with Crawford on a range of workforce development initiatives to ensure the company has access to the highly skilled employees they need to continue to grow and innovate,” said Doug Hooker, executive director of the Atlanta Regional Commission.
Crawford® recently announced the acquisition of a majority interest in WeGoLook®, LLC, an online and mobile-enabled economy platform that will allow the company to provide a new system for their clients to better handle high-volume, low-severity claims. They also recently formed a new entity, Crawford Innovative Ventures to invest in more strategic acquisitions and partnerships. These steps will help ensure that the company stays at the forefront of a rapidly growing and changing insurance environment and allow them to continue their long-term efforts of expanding into new industries and providing additional services for their clients.
“Gwinnett County continues to be a strong draw for companies with outstanding global recognition,” said Nick Masino, chief economic development officer for Partnership Gwinnett. “Our diversity, excellent workforce and prime location in metro Atlanta makes Gwinnett the best place to do business. We congratulate Crawford & Company and look forward to supporting them in the future.”
To learn more about Crawford, please visit www.crawfordandcompany.com.
For more information, or to learn how to get involved in local economic development efforts, please visit www.partnershipgwinnett.com.
About Crawford & Co.
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 Crawford Solution® offers comprehensive, integrated claims services, business process outsourcing and consulting services for major product lines including property and casualty claims management, workers compensation claims and medical management, and legal settlement administration. More information is available at www.crawfordandcompany.com.
About Partnership Gwinnett
Partnership Gwinnett is a public-private initiative dedicated to bringing new jobs and capital investment to Gwinnett County, Georgia. Since 2006, Partnership Gwinnett has worked with its local partners to attract and retain jobs, cultivate capital investment, support educational institutions, foster workforce development and contribute to the exceptional quality of life found in Gwinnett. Fueled by the support of over one hundred companies, municipalities, Gwinnett County, K-12 and higher education systems, the mission of Partnership Gwinnett is to strengthen the community’s diverse economy to compete in the global marketplace and position Gwinnett as the premiere place to live, work and play.
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