Crum & Forster News

Slimowicz Joins Crum & Forster as Chief Claims Officer

Anthony R. Slimowicz is joining Crum & Forster as senior vice president and chief claims officer. He will report to Doug Libby, chairman and CEO of C&F, and will be based at the company’s headquarters in Morristown, New Jersey. Slimowicz …

Crum & Forster Adds 3 to CoverXSpecialty Team

Crum & Forster has made three appointments to its leadership team at CoverXSpecialty, which specializes in coverage for business with unique risks. Sam Anderson, a 32-year veteran of the insurance industry, has been named senior vice president of the newly …

Hudson, C&F Shift D&O and E&O Business

Hudson Insurance Group and Crum & Forster, both owned by Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd., announced a strategic realignment of their directors and officers (D&O) and management liability business. C&F will transfer the following lines to Hudson’s Financial Products unit: public, …

Best Affirms Fairfax Financial and Subs Ratings; Outlook Stable

A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the issuer credit rating (ICR) of “bbb” and the unsecured debt and preferred equity ratings of Toronto-based Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, and has also affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of ‘A’ (Excellent) and ICRs …

Crum & Forster Taps Burr as VP of California Workers’ Comp Claims

Crum & Forster hired George Burr as vice president of California workers’ compensation claims. Burr will manage C&F’s West Coast workers’ compensation claims office located in Orange County, Calif.  Burr reports to Stephen Eisenmann, senior vice president of claims. Burr …

N.J.-Based Crum & Forster Names VP of Fidelity Practice

New Jersey-based Crum & Forster appointed Joseph Prystupa as vice president in its management and professional services division (MAPS) overseeing the fidelity and crime practice. In his new role, Prystupa will help expand Crum & Forster’s book of business in …

New Jersey’s Crum & Forster Appoints Chief Technology Officer

New Jersey-based Crum & Forster has appointed Ahmed Yaknour as chief technology officer. In this role, he will be responsible for the architecture of the company’s infrastructure, as well as all network and desktop management. He is located in the …

Best Affirms Fairfax Financial and Most Subs Ratings

A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the issuer credit rating (ICR) of “bbb” and the unsecured debt and preferred equity ratings of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited. Best also affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of ‘A’ (Excellent) and ICRs of “a” …