Our Company

Hudson Crop is a unit of Hudson Insurance Group, the U. S. Insurance Division of Odyssey Re Holdings Corp. ("OdysseyRe"). We provide a broad range of crop insurance products to farmers in all 50 states.  Our goal is to provide a competitive advantage for our customers, offering the best service, training and support that our industry can offer.  Our innovative technology, including our integrated mapping and quoting software, is designed to support the farmer's risk management needs.

Hudson Insurance Group ("Hudson") is a market-leading specialty insurance group headquartered in New York City with offices throughout the United States and in Vancouver, Canada.  Hudson is the U.S. Insurance Division of OdysseyRe with assets over $10 billion and almost $4 billion in shareholders equity.  Hudson's ability to service its clients is also backed by our superior underwriting and claims expertise combined with our impressive financial ratings.  Hudson Insurance Company is rated “A” (Excellent) XV by A. M. Best Company and is widely licensed. 

Odyssey Re Holdings Corp. and its subsidiaries, collectively known as OdysseyRe, is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance and specialty insurance. Reinsurance is underwritten through Odyssey Reinsurance Company and specialty insurance is underwritten through Hudson Insurance Company, Hudson Specialty Insurance Company, Hudson Excess Insurance Company, Newline Insurance Company Limited and Newline Syndicate 1218 at Lloyd’s. With a network of more than 30 offices in 10 countries, OdysseyRe is a global enterprise committed to providing local service. OdysseyRe is wholly-owned by Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited.  

 

 

 

Our Financial Strength

Hudson Crop agents are backed by over $3B in policyholder surplus and OdysseyRe’s financial strength, including an A.M. Best ranking for Hudson Insurance Group as an A “Excellent” company and maintains its position among the largest crop insurance carriers in the industry for financial size. Hudson Financial Strengths

Company Leadership

Dan Gasser<span>President - Hudson Crop Insurance Services, Inc.</span>
Dan GasserPresident - Hudson Crop Insurance Services, Inc.

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Bob Dow<span>Senior Vice President, Operations - Hudson Crop Insurance Services, Inc.</span>
Bob DowSenior Vice President, Operations - Hudson Crop Insurance Services, Inc.

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Tim Davis<span>Vice President - Senior Actuary - Hudson Crop Insurance Services, Inc.</span>
Tim DavisVice President - Senior Actuary - Hudson Crop Insurance Services, Inc.

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Loretta Helwig<span>Field Services Manager - Hudson Crop Insurance Services, Inc.</span>
Loretta HelwigField Services Manager - Hudson Crop Insurance Services, Inc.

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Rob YoungNational Claims Manager - Hudson Crop Insurance Services, Inc.

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Andy Melton<span>National Compliance Manager - Hudson Crop Insurance Services, Inc.</span>
Andy MeltonNational Compliance Manager - Hudson Crop Insurance Services, Inc.

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Careers

We provide employees an innovative, enriching environment, and take great pride in their career growth and subsequent contributions both to their company and communities. Hudson Insurance Group is an equal opportunity employer with excellent benefits, a strong commitment to training, and advancement opportunties.

Openings are available in our Claims, Compliance, Sales and Underwriting Departments for professionals who possess technical expertise in their respective disciplines.