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Charles Taylor Creates U.S. Based Environmental Services Group

  • Experienced and Certified Team provides full range of environmental specialty services throughout the U.S.
  • Expands Charles Taylor’s US presence and service offerings for nationwide and regional Property, Casualty and Specialty insurers

Charles Taylor, the provider of insurance services, claims solutions and technology platforms to the global insurance market, announced today that it has created a new division aimed at providing pre-risk and post-loss environmental services. The new business will be known as Charles Taylor Environmental Technical Services (“CT  Environmental”), and is led by Kellie Vazquez, SVP Environmental Technical Services. Ms. Vazquez has 12 years of experience providing environmental services to the insurance industry. 

“Charles Taylor is a global leader in providing claims solutions for insurance clients across the property and casualty, natural resources, marine, and aviation markets,” said Rob Brown, Group CEO, Charles Taylor. “The creation of CT Environmental aligns with the firm’s U.S. growth strategy, expanding our capabilities and ability to service a broader client base spanning global, U.S. nationwide, and U.S. regional Property, Casualty and Specialty insurers.”

Based in California, CT Environmental will provide a full range of environmental specialty services to clients throughout the U.S., including Asbestos, Lead, Mold, Bacteria, Sewage, and Soot assessments, and Indoor Air Quality testing tailored to meet the unique needs of the commercial, industrial, and residential sectors.   

“As our U.S. business grows, we will continue to acquire and create a broad variety of capabilities to provide a full suite of specialty services that our clients have asked for. The CT Environmental team provides both pre-risk and post-loss environmental services and can either work independently or hand-in-hand with our CT Adjusting, Engineering, and other Technical Services businesses, better serving our existing clients, and supporting new clients,” said Vince Cole, CEO of Charles Taylor Adjusting and Technical Services, US.

CT Environmental joins the more than 3,000-strong team of professionals at Charles Taylor globally. Clients working with the team will enjoy access to the full spectrum of Charles Taylor’s global claims, insurance management, and technology solutions.

“Our team of certified environmental specialists is excited to join the Charles Taylor Group and looks forward to growing the highest quality, customer-focused, environmental services business in the U.S., in line with CT’s strong global brand,” said Kellie Vazquez, SVP Environmental Technical Services. “We also look forward to working with CT Adjusting and its subsidiary, Syndicate Claim Services, on losses involving environmental concerns, and bringing added value to their clients with these specific needs.” 

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About Charles Taylor
Charles Taylor provides insurance services, claims solutions and technology platforms to all parties across the global insurance market. Its technical expertise, technological tools and breadth of solutions enable its clients to outperform, by addressing complexities and challenges across every stage and aspect of the insurance lifecycle and operating model.
Charles Taylor employs approximately 3,100 staff in more than 120 locations spread across 30 countries in Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. It has earned the trust of a diversified, blue-chip international customer base that includes national and international insurance companies, mutuals, captives, MGAs, Lloyd's syndicates and reinsurers, along with brokers, distributors and corporate insureds.

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