Maltman International In the News

May 3, 2019

Maltman International appoints new Managing Director (UK)

Kyle Winston, President of Maltman International, and CEO of CRU GROUP, today announced that Tim Danbury has joined the company as Managing Director (UK) for Maltman International reporting to Jeff Hughes Senior VP CRU GROUP. “Maltmans is the preeminent specialty claims adjusting firm in Canada with deep historical roots in the London market,” said Mr. Winston, “Tim has built a strong reputation in the market over many years of specialty adjusting work.

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November 8, 2018

Maltman International Accelerates Expansion and Welcomes New Adjusters

Kyle Winston, President of Maltman International, a CRU GROUP Company, today announced the promotion of Varma Singh to Director of Maltman International. “Varma joined our company earlier in 2018 and since then he has demonstrated his outstanding capabilities both as a claims specialist but more importantly as a manager and team leader.” said Mr. Winston.
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October 25, 2018

Experience in Medical Cannabis Claims an Essential Ingredient for Success in Cannabis Claims Management Post-Legalization – Expert Warns

Responding to recent publicity regarding claims adjusting organizations touting their newly established cannabis claims management teams, Stephen Black, Assistant Director of Professional Liability at Maltman International warns – “In the rush to full legalization, it is important not to forget that medical cannabis has been legal for more than 15 years, commercially since 2013 and there have already been important liability, class action and business interruption claims litigated and effectively managed to resolution.”.
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July 9, 2018

Maltman International Accelerates Expansion and Welcomes New Adjusters

Kyle Winston, President and CEO of CRU GROUP, today welcomed Darren Farrell as Associate Director of Maltman International and announced the addition of 5 new adjusters to Maltmans’ rapidly expanding Toronto Location. This expansion has been spearheaded by Maltman International’s Assistant Director of Claims, Varma Singh.
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April 26, 2018

MALTMAN GROUP INTERNATIONAL Expands Leadership Team

Kyle Winston, President of F.C. Maltman International, a CRU GROUP Company, today announced the appointment of 2 new leaders to their management team: Paul Robertson as Managing Director and Varma Singh as Assistant Director.
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CRU GROUP In the News

August 12, 2019

CRU GROUP announces new Texas office

David Repinski, CEO of CRU USA, today announced the relocation of the Dallas, Texas office. The new location will benefit CRU GROUP’s growing list of major clients in Texas by providing the team with a new headquarters in Dallas, alongside their Florida office for the Group’s Catastrophe Operations across the USA.

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August 5, 2019

David Repinski named CEO, CRU USA

Gary Winston, Chairman of the Board of Directors of CRU GROUP today announced that David Repinski, former U.S. and Americas Regional CEO of two of the largest global loss adjusting firms, has been named as the first CEO of CRU USA.

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May 21, 2019

CRU GROUP expands specialized CAT response capabilities

Kyle Winston, CEO of CRU GROUP, today announced the promotion of Mr. Jim Rich to lead two new specialized divisions within CRU’s market-leading Catastrophe Response organization – Flood Response and Wildfire Response. These new divisions complement the core Wind/Hail/Hurricane Response and follow on from the successful launch last year of CRU’s Environmental Response Group.

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March 6, 2019

CRU GROUP Environmental Claims Team now OSHA HAZWOPER Certified

Jim Back, Director of CRU GROUP’s Environmental Division, today announced that CRU’s 350+ Environmental Certified Adjusters have obtained their 40 Hour OSHA HAZWOPER License, in addition to the two-day course they have already completed to be a part of this exciting new division of CRU!

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February 26, 2019

CRU GROUP appoints new Director of Environmental Division

Kyle Winston, President of CRU GROUP, today announced the promotion of Jim Back to Director of CRU’s Environmental Division.

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January 30, 2019

CRU GROUP appoints new Director of Academy of Insurance Adjusting (AIA)

Kyle Winston, President of CRU GROUP, today announced the promotion of Jon Havens to Director of Academy of Insurance Adjusting (AIA).

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January 29, 2019

CRU GROUP appoints new Catastrophe Response Field Director

Kyle Winston, President of CRU GROUP, today announced the promotion of Jonathan Rice to Catastrophe Response Field Director.

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December 7, 2018

CRU GROUP deploys Commercial and Structural Damage Adjusters to assist in Alaska earthquake

Kyle Winston, President and CEO of CRU GROUP, confirmed today that the company has already deployed key personnel to Anchorage, Alaska to assist two carriers with Earthquake adjusting services. “After years of Earthquake Response Planning for Canadian P&C companies, we have now been engaged by two US carriers to assist after the 7.0 earthquake that affected Anchorage and the surrounding areas. CRU was asked to assist in the rapid and accurate assessment of commercial structural damage.”

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November 28, 2018

CRU GROUP appoints new U.S. Director of Sales

Kyle Winston, President and CEO of CRU GROUP today announced that Jim Rich, a 30-year industry veteran, has joined the company as U.S. Director of Sales.

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October 18, 2018

CRU GROUP appoints new Associate Director of Operations

Jeff Hughes, Senior Vice President of CRU GROUP and head of CRU Claim Services today announced that Blair McGregor has joined the company as Associate Director of Operations, Western Canada for both Maltman International and CRU GROUP.

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October 9, 2018

CRU GROUP announces new Board of Directors appointment

Gary Winston, founder and Chair of the Board of Directors of CRU GROUP today announced the appointment of Alister Campbell to the Board. “I have followed Alister’s career for many years and have a very high regard for both his energy and intellect,” said Mr. Winston, “Over the last few years, our company has become a substantial claims adjusting organization with a growing North American footprint in catastrophe response, as well as general and specialty claims. Alister’s deep experience in helping organizations accelerate their growth strategies profitably will be invaluable.”

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September 18, 2018

CRU Claim Services appoints new Program Director

Jeff Hughes, Senior Vice President of CRU GROUP and head of CRU Claim Services today announced that Christine McMillan has joined the company as Program Director.

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September 10, 2018

CRU GROUP announces major addition to Senior Executive Team

Kyle Winston, President and CEO of CRU GROUP, today announced that Jeff Hughes, a veteran Canadian claims industry Executive, has joined the company as Senior Vice President. In his new role, Jeff will be accountable for Canadian Business Development, Maltman International and the development of the rapidly growing Daily Claims business, CRU Claim Services.

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July 20, 2018

CRU GROUP welcomes new USA, Senior Business Development Leader

Kyle Winston, President and CEO of CRU GROUP, today announced the hiring of Laura Pastore as the new Vice President U.S. Business Development for Catastrophe Response Unit USA.  “This is a huge coup for CRU” said Mr. Winston, “The addition of such a highly respected and well known senior claims executive to the CRU team helps us move our rapidly expanding CRU USA business to a whole new level”.

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June 27, 2018

CRU GROUP Announces Opening of Florida Office

Kyle Winston, President and CEO of CRU GROUP, announced today the opening of a new office in Stuart, Florida. This location will enable CRU GROUP to better serve its growing list of major clients in Florida as well as serve as a base for the Group’s Catastrophe Operations across the USA.
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June 11, 2018

CRU Group Expands USA Operations

Kyle Winston, President and CEO of CRU GROUP, today announced a significant broadening of the companies’ operations in the United States. The expansion is being led by Paula Holladay, USA Operations Manager.
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June 4, 2018

Massive Take-Up for New CRU VUE Program Reported

Launched only 14 days ago, the new CRU VUE Roof Image Program is currently running 8 separate two-person teams across Ontario and will be adding another 4 teams in the coming week. Since initial roll-out, CRU VUE has already processed over 1000 claims providing high definition imagery without climbing roofs.
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May 28, 2018

Catastrophe Response Unit launches CRU VUE Program

Catastrophe Response Unit – CRU Adjusters (a division of the CRU GROUP) is excited to announce the rollout of their newest program to assist in exterior and roof damage evaluation. Originally planned for a 3rd quarter launch, the Ontario wind event of May 4th has pushed the launch of this program forward.
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May 9, 2018

Catastrophe Response Unit Delivers when Big Insurer Clients Call Nearly 500 Adjusters Mobilized to Meet Claims Surge

Kyle Winston, President and CEO of CRU GROUP, announced today that 5 of Canada’s largest property insurers had already sought and received significant assistance from CRU GROUP’s Catastrophe Response Unit Inc. within the past week.
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