Rohit Verma is the chief executive officer of Crawford & Company®. He brings more than 20 years of international strategic expertise and a proven track record for creating momentum and growth. As CEO, he is focused on company strategy and growth, business operations, investor relations and client relationships, with an emphasis on technology and innovation.
Rohit is passionate about driving cultural and operational transformation. Under his leadership, Crawford realigned to its modern global service line structure, uniting the organization with a single purpose of bringing value-added solutions to clients. He has driven growth from the front; launching several innovative solutions, capturing new business and creating an imperative for client centricity.
Rohit sees employee engagement as the most critical enabler of any organization’s success. His special interest is in identifying and developing high potential employees early in their careers to gain greater exposure and visibility within the organization.
Prior to his role at Crawford, Rohit served as the regional executive for the south region of Zurich North America, where he was accountable for profitable growth and market execution. During his ten year tenure at Zurich, Verma also served in a number of executive management positions across underwriting, finance, strategy and general management. His prior roles have included COO (2010-2011), CFO for SME business (2008-2010), head of strategy for Specialties business (2007-2008).
Before joining Zurich, Rohit was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company. He led several engagements at McKinsey which were often cross-functional teams of strategy, finance and IT. Rohit’s career has spanned three continents—Europe, Asia and North America, and has led numerous global teams.
Rohit was recognized by the National Underwriters Magazine as a “Top 5 Insurance Executive Under 40” in 2012. He holds an undergraduate degree in computer engineering from University of Delhi, India, and a master’s degree from Northwestern University in Chicago. He has also attended leadership programs at Harvard, Cambridge and the London Business School. Rohit is a member of the board of directors for the World Affairs Council and WeGoLook, a Crawford company. When away from work, Rohit enjoys spending time with his wife and two children and playing golf.