Atlanta, GA – Crawford & Company has named Harsha V. Agadi president and CEO. He has served as interim president and CEO since August 2015.
“During Harsha’s interim leadership period, he made some tough but necessary changes that helped move Crawford toward profitable growth,” said Charles H. Ogburn, Crawford’s non-executive chairman of the Board. “He thinks strategically and has the results-oriented approach necessary to help us navigate through an expanding and ever-evolving industry. After conducting a comprehensive search over the past few months, we have chosen the right leader to take Crawford & Company into the future.”
Agadi is chairman of GHS Holdings LLC, a family office; and has nearly 30 years’ experience in various executive management positions for several food service, franchise and Fortune 500® companies. This is the fifth time he has held the title of CEO. He has been a member of the Crawford Board of Directors since 2010 and will continue to serve on Crawford’s Board. He additionally serves on the Boards of Belmond Ltd. and Diversified Foodservice Supply, Inc. Agadi actively participates on the Board of Visitors of Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, his alma mater.
Source: Crawford & Co