York appoints SVP for specialized loss adjusting

Jersey City-based York announced Thursday it has named James Podesva to senior vice president of specialized loss adjusting.

In this role, he will global business operations in the United States, United Kingdom, the Caribbean and South America.

“I’m excited to take on this new role and execute the quality initiatives that have always been at the core of our SLA business,” Podesva said. “We have an excellent team of adjusters and claim directors and I’m looking forward to helping maximize their potential to deliver results and best serve our clients.”

Podesva, who has been with York since 2003, most recently served as vice president and senior executive adjuster for several companies.

“Jim’s dedication and commitment to quality and innovation will drive our SLA team to continue its international growth and success as a leading provider,” Chairman and CEO Tom Warsop said. “I’m looking forward to watching the SLA team continue to thrive under Jim’s leadership and deliver the same level of quality service York is known for.”