Longtime London market executive James B. Devall has joined Crawford & Co. in its Dallas office to lead the company’s London-fronted business in the U.S.
As vice president and managing director of London program operations, a newly created position, Devall is responsible for all business coming from the London insurance market to Crawford’s U.S. property/ casualty operation.
Devall is based in the company’s service center in Dallas, where he is a longtime resident, and reports to Philip Porter, senior vice president of U.S. Property & Casualty.
Devall spent much of his career at a major worldwide claims management organization, where he last served as vice president and director of excess and specialty services. He also held positions as vice president and national account executive and assistant vice president and regional manager.
Devall began his career as a claims adjuster at Crawford and was initially involved with the London market during his first tenure with the company, serving as an account executive and later director of London claims.
Crawford & Co. is based in Atlanta.