SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 9, 2010 (August 3, 2010)
CRAWFORD & COMPANY
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
On August 3, 2010, the Board of Directors of Crawford & Company (the Company) elected Harsha V. Agadi, 47, as a Director of the Company. Mr. Agadi is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GHS Holdings LLC, a restaurant investment and consulting firm, a position he has held since 2000. From December 2004 until December 2009 he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Churchs Chicken, Inc., a quick service restaurant featuring fried chicken, and he continues as a member of its Board of Directors. Mr. Agadi is also a Director of Sbarro, Inc., a leading Italian quick service restaurant.
As a director, Mr. Agadi is entitled to compensation in the same amounts and type as other non-employee directors of the Company.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: August 9, 2010