Financial Services >> CEO Interviews >> May 11, 2018

Interview with the President and CEO: Crawford & Company (NYSE:CRD.B)

Agadi, Harsha V.
Harsha V. Agadi is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Crawford & Company. He is also Chairman of GHS Holdings, LLC, with investments in restaurants, hospitality and other related industries. Mr. Agadi has 30 years’ experience in various senior leadership positions for several food service and franchise companies as well as Fortune 500 companies. Additionally, Mr. Agadi serves on the boards of Belmond Ltd., Crawford & Company and Diversified Foodservice Supply, Inc. He currently extends his work with these boards via his presence on the Audit, Investment and Compensation Committees, including serving as the Compensation Committee Chair for Belmond Ltd. Mr. Agadi served as the Chair of Crawford’s Compensation Committee prior to becoming the Interim CEO in August 2015. Mr. Agadi is on the board of Eaglebrook School in Massachusetts and Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, his alma mater. In India, he serves as Chairman of the board of SKSVMA College of Engineering & Technology, a top 10 institution in Karnataka, India. Mr. Agadi is an active donor via GHS Charitable Foundation at Duke University, where he established an endowment at the Fuqua School of Business. The Harshavardhan V. Agadi Scholarship is awarded each year to two promising female students from India. Profile
TWST: This year Crawford & Company is celebrating its 50th year as a public company. What would you say for readers are the points along that historical timeline that are important and make