Crawford & Company, a provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies, has appointed Ian Baxter as new regional director, Global Technical Services(GTS) Asia Pacific.

Baxter will be based in Singapore and brings to his new position over 30 years of experience as a qualified loss adjuster and claims professional in a wide range of industries, including construction, hotels, department stores, office buildings and manufacturing.

As head of GTS in Asia Pacific, Baxter will join the GTS executive council, which sets the company’s strategy for this vitally important product line.

He has extensive knowledge of the Asian marketplace, having lived and worked in the region for some 25 years, and has handled some of the region’s largest losses, including major events in Guam, the Philippines and Indonesia.

Global Markets executive vice president Mike Reeves said that this appointment further evidences Crawford’s continued commitment to the major and complex market segment in Asia Pacific.

The Crawford System of Claims Solutions 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.