Crawford appoints country manager of Brazil
by Richard Kilner
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Crawford & Company has announced the appointment of Ricardo Ortega as manager of its Brazilian claims operations.
Ortega is based in São Paulo and is directly responsible to Senior Vice President and Regional Managing Director for Latin America Mauricio Alonso.
Prior to joining Crawford, Ortega worked as managing director of the Interbrok Group of insurance and reinsurance brokers in Brazil.
He will be tasked with supervision of all claim operations in Brazil, catering to the needs of clients, expanding the firm’s regional business and creating new services and products.
Ortega will particularly concern himself with furthering Crawford’s presence in the reinsurance market of Brazil, which is presently undergoing substantial growth.
Alonso emphasised that Brazil is the largest insurance market in Latin America and expressed his confidence that Ortega’s extensive experience would make him effective in his new role.