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Refreshed Operating Model Provides Greater Client Focus and Efficiency
ATLANTA (January 22, 2013) - Atlanta-based Risk Sciences Group (RSG(®)), a
leading provider of risk management information systems (RMIS), announced a
strategic restructuring of the company's operations. The restructuring involves
dividing the company into two divisions, Bundled and Unbundled, and the
promotion of two experienced executives to manage the divisions.
According to Mark J. Stergio, CPCU, chief executive officer, Risk Sciences
Group, the Bundled division will partner with RSG's parent companies,
Broadspire(®) (BSI) and Crawford & Company, to drive business domestically and
internationally, while Unbundled operations will focus on the growth and service
of RSG's direct clients. Heading up the new divisions are Sally Sinden Williams,
vice president of Bundled, and John Thurman, vice president of Unbundled, both
long-term leaders of BSI and
"Our Bundled division will be able to leverage the global footprint of Crawford
& Company, while Unbundled now provides more streamlined and direct client
contact, said Stergio. "I'm pleased to say that we have seen growth in Bundled
and Unbundled both domestically and internationally. Sally and John have deep
RMIS and RSG experience, and I'm confident they will lead their divisions to
Stergio added that the company has also had strong new business growth enabled
by Risk Sciences Group's RMIS Dmitri Suite(®). This growth has been realized via
new commercial clients, insurance carriers, and insurance brokers. With this
growth comes the need for increased staff and RSG is now hiring. RSG is looking
for new staff members to immediately fill nine critical, newly-created
positions. The positions range from technical support, account management, and
sales support to billing support and product management. For more information
about the opportunities and to apply on-line, please visit
RSG has also relaunched its website - www.RiskSciencesGroup.com - to reflect
its new structure.
RSG and Broadspire are both business units of Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRDA;
CRDB), the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions.
RSG serves as a RMIS provider for both Crawford's clients and standalone
clients, and reports to Broadspire.
About Risk Sciences Group (RSG)
Since 1978, RSG has been dedicated to delivering risk management information
systems (RMIS) that provide the ability to track multi-coverage claims and
enterprise-wide exposures to risks. Because effective risk management depends on
a high degree of data integrity and quality, RSG maintains highly accurate and
credible databases on behalf of each client. RSG's RMIS solutions, which include
flexible business intelligence tools and expert account management, help risk
managers accurately analyze pre- and post-loss trends to guide their business
decisions. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Crawford & Company, RSG supports the
Broadspire business unit with TPA RMIS solutions as well as an independent
client base with advanced RMIS solutions.
Broadspire, a leading international third party administrator, provides risk
management solutions designed to help clients improve their financial results.
Broadspire offers casualty claim and medical management services to assist large
organizations in achieving their unique goals, increasing employee productivity
and reducing the cost of risk through professional expertise, technology and
data analytics. As a Crawford Company, Broadspire is based in Atlanta, Ga., with
85 locations throughout the United States. Services are offered by Crawford &
Company under the Broadspire brand in Europe, including the United Kingdom.
Based in Atlanta, Ga., Crawford & Company (www.crawfordandcompany.com) is the
world's largest independent provider
of claims management solutions to the risk management and insurance industry as
well as self-insured entities, with an expansive global network serving clients
in more than 70 countries. The Crawford System of Claims Solutions(SM) 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. The Company's shares are traded on the NYSE under the
symbols CRDA and CRDB.
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