Jim Eso

Senior Vice President, Property & Casualty

Senior Vice President, Property & Casualty

As senior vice president of Property & Casualty for Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc., Jim Eso is responsible for the executive oversight of all field operations and branches across Canada, which report to him through four regional vice presidents. He also oversees the operational activities for Contractor Connection and Catastrophe Services in Canada.

Eso joined Crawford in 1989 as an adjuster in the Calgary, Alberta branch. He moved to the Vancouver, British Columbia branch in 1996 as a branch manager, overseeing the daily operations of the business. Eso later became the regional vice president of operations for Western Canada. In 2009, Eso moved east and assumed his current role at the Canadian head office in Kitchener, ON.

Eso has been active in the insurance industry since he first joined it. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of British Columbia before achieving his Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) and Chartered Insurance Operations Professional (CIOP) designations. Eso is also a past national president and current member of the Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association.