Why is the CPCU designation important to claim professionals? This question is best answered by the claim professionals who have achieved the CPCU designation and are active members in the CPCU Society. The American Institute for CPCU has granted more than 65,000 CPCU designations, with most recipients becoming members of the CPCU Society. Since 2000, 30 percent of the new CPCU designees have declared that they are in a claims capacity with their employer. They serve in a range of positions, from adjusters to senior management.

In a survey of 38 of these claim professionals, all cited one or more of the following general categories as the designation’s most important factor to them personally:

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