Broadspire Names Two Industry Veterans To Key Executive
Broadspire Names Two Industry Veterans To Key
Executive Sales Positions
Plantation, FL (CompNewsNetwork) -
Broadspire, a leading third-party administrator for employers and insurance companies, has
appointed two business development executives with extensive insurance industry experience
to head the company's casualty sales team. They are:
Brian J. Gannon, who will serve as vice president of casualty sales for the western
region, based in Southern California.
Philip W. Finkle, who will serve as vice president of casualty sales for the eastern
region, based in Atlanta, Ga.
"We are elated to have two individuals of Brian's and Phil's caliber join our sales
team at Broadspire," said Annette L. Sanchez, chief marketing officer for the company.
"As we face the challenges of today's soft insurance market, their knowledge of the
industry and experience in claim and medical management services will help us continue to
expand our business." Gannon and Finkle will report to Sanchez.
Gannon comes to Broadspire with 15 years of experience in the insurance industry. He
served as a sales executive at several leading third-party administrators, winning several
sales awards, and most recently was vice president of business development for Cambridge
Integrated Services Group. He began his career as a claim representative for The Travelers
insurance company. Gannon has a bachelor's degree in business administration from
California State University at Northridge and an MBA from the University of Southern
Finkle has an 18-year career in the insurance industry, most recently serving as a sales
executive for Specialty Risk Services, a third-party administrator, where he won a number
of sales awards, including The Hartford Chairman's Award. He also began his career as a
claim representative for The Travelers, where he also served as a risk management
information consultant and regional marketing director. Finkle has a bachelor's degree in
communications from California State University at Northridge.
Their appointments are the latest in a series of executive moves at Broadspire designed
to further grow the organization and consolidate claim, client service, medical management
and sales and marketing operations.
Broadspire, a leading third-party administrator for employers and insurance companies,
offers a broad array of customized claim and medical management services designed to
increase employee productivity and contain costs. Broadspire's services include workers'
compensation, auto and general liability claims management; medical and field case
management; integrated workers' compensation and disability management programs; and risk
and safety consulting. Broadspire is based in Plantation, Fla., with 2,400 employees and a
network of 58 offices throughout the United States.
Broadspire is owned by Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRDA; CRDB).
Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Crawford & Company (http://www.crawfordandcompany.com) is the
world's largest independent provider of claims management and related solutions to the
risk management and insurance industry as well as self-insured entities, with a global
network of more than 700 locations in 63 countries. Major service lines include property
and casualty claims management; warranty inspections; integrated claims and medical
management for workers' compensation; legal settlement administration, including class
action and bankruptcy claims administration; and risk management information services. The
Company's shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbols CRDA and CRDB.
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