Global technology-enabled risk solutions provider Sedgwick has named key executives to support its international growth strategy.
Ian Muress, CEO of international operations said these appointments enhance the company’s executive management team and will drive the growth of its international business.
Paul White, who most recently served as chief operating officer for Sedgwick in the UK, has been promoted to deputy chief executive officer. In his new role he will play a larger role in managing and developing the UK business, while continuing to support Stewart Steel, Sedgwick’s CEO in the UK.
Steel, said: “Paul is a great asset to our operations and all the business we do in the UK,”
Jessica Reimers has joined Sedgwick as chief operating officer for Europe. She brings more than 25 years of experience in the insurance and claims industry where she has led the development and implementation of international projects focused on digitalisation, organisational culture and innovation.
Muress, said: “Her extensive European insurance management experience makes her an excellent addition to the international leadership team.”
Additionally, Stephen Raper has been named finance director for Europe, Middle East and Africa and will now be responsible for setting strategic direction and managing cross-cultural teams to optimise operational efficiencies and create a culture of profitable growth for Sedgwick’s international business. He previously held similar roles at other global loss adjusting companies and for an international engineering consultancy in Dubai and Singapore.
Muress, shared: “I offer my congratulations to Paul on his new role and am pleased to welcome Jessica and Stephen to Sedgwick’s outstanding international leadership team. Together, we will continue to develop our global business and build strong relationships with existing and future clients. Sedgwick is well positioned for sustained growth, and I am excited for our future.”