To implement strategies of growing business around quality professionals

Engle Martin & Associates, a national insurance adjusting and claims management firm, has appointed Richard Gray , as national director of business development.

In the newly created position, Mr Gray will be closely involved in various aspects of Engle Martin’s business development cycle. His experience will be an asset to the continued development of servicing new and existing clients, as well as enhancing the company’s third party administration and claims management division, EMCAS.

Kevin Engle, CEO of Engle Martin & Associates, said: “Bringing Rick onto the team, with his extensive experience and industry knowledge, is one more component in helping the company continue to implement a strategy of growing our business around quality professionals. His market knowledge of the risk management industry in both North America and Europe will expand Engle Martin’s ability to offer high-level and complex risk management programs to meet our clients’ wide-ranging needs.”

Mr Gray has over 30 years of experience in insurance and claims management, most recently as principal and executive director with International Risk Resources (IRR) in Atlanta. Previously, Gray established BridgeWorks Commercial Management where he served as president.

He formerly worked with McLarens Toplis where he served as national director of business development for McLarens Toplis North America and senior coordinator of global marketing for London-based McLarens Toplis International Group.

Mr Gray began his career with John Roane, which was later integrated with Equifax-owned Gay & Taylor. During his 24 years at the company, Gray worked as regional marketing director, assistant vice president and regional vice president of operations and marketing.