Hammond, LA – January 5, 2016 – Provencher & Company, LLC, a leader in innovative claim services, business process outsourcing, expert and consulting services today announced the promotion of Jim Abbott to Executive Vice President and member of the Provencher Executive Team.
“With his industry knowledge and depth of expertise in managing the technical and relationship aspects of property and casualty claim programs for insurers and administrators, Jim has been a key part of our success, and we are thrilled to promote him to this important position.” said Jerry Provencher, CEO and Executive General Adjuster.
Jim Abbott joined the company in early 2014 as Vice President, Business Development and Client Relations and quickly began to broaden the horizons of the company. With over 30 years’ experience in the property & casualty insurance industry, Jim has managed client relations in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia with active responsibility spanning more than five countries.
Jim began his career with the Aetna Insurance Company, where in a 15 year career throughout the Midwest and Southwest he rose from adjuster-trainee to Assistant Vice President. Following his company experience, Jim assumed the role of Vice President and Claim Manager for a leading brokerage house and an international TPA and adjusting firm. This ultimately led him to his role of President and COO of a multi-national TPA and Independent Adjusting firm.
Provencher & Company is a nationwide provider of property and liability claims solutions and independent expert services. We support innovative, comprehensive claims solutions to the specific needs of our clients who include insurance companies, brokers, MGAs, wholesalers, E&S markets, reinsurance companies, Lloyd’s and law firms. Provencher & Company has built and maintains a national catastrophe and claims center in Hammond, Louisiana.