Rolling Meadows, IL – Gallagher Bassett recently announced that Doug Betkowski has joined Gallagher Bassett Specialty as Senior Vice President and Transportation Practice Leader of the Major Case Unit (MCU), which focuses on severe, complex and high exposure claims.
In this role, he is responsible for the continued growth of the MCU, talent recruitment and market relationships. He serves out of the Phoenix, Ariz. office.He succeeds Keith Dunlap, who has retired.
Betkowski comes to Gallagher Bassett after spending more than 35 years in the insurance claims industry. Most recently, he served as the corporate director of Claims & Litigation at Swift Transportation where he managed the oversight, processing and handling of all bodily injury and physical damage claims from intake to subrogation/recovery, among other responsibilities.
Betkowski is a member of the Transportation Industry Defense Association (TIDA) Board of Directors and has served or currently serves on the Judicial Fairness Committee, Advanced Seminar Committee, Cargo & Skills Seminar(s) and the Membership Committee. He also serves on the American Law Firm Association (ALFA) Client Advisory Board.
Additionally, he holds multiple designations from the Insurance Institutes of America and the American Educational Institute.
Betkowski is a graduate of Hofstra University.
Source: Gallagher Bassett