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EFI Global expands services into South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, 19 March, 2020EFI Global, a full-service international consulting firm specialising in forensic engineering, environmental, fire investigation and specialty consulting services is pleased to announce the launch of EFI Global in South Africa.

The announcement is the latest development in the company’s strategy to ensure its solutions, core values and services are available to the widest possible customer-base and meet current and future market demands and expectations across the globe.

Ken Maclean, Sedgwick CEO for South Africa said: “We look forward to driving EFI Global’s growth in the South African market. The team will play a significant role in maximising value for our existing and potential new clients by delivering high quality services and respond quickly using their technical expertise to mitigate losses, reduce costs.”

EFI Global is a well-established brand with an excellent reputation in multiple countries, including Australia Brazil, Canada, France, New Zealand, U.S. and U.K., and a market leader in environmental consulting, engineering failure analysis and origin-and-cause investigations. For over 40 years, efi global has operated as a leading U.S. consultancy, offering the public and private sectors worldwide the widest range of environmental, engineering, fire investigation, failure analysis, accident reconstruction and laboratory testing services available from one provider.   

Jeremy Mele, president of EFI Global added, “this move will provide us an opportunity to extend the wide range of technical services we offer clients in South Africa. Our operational capabilities and experienced specialists will be of particular interest to sector clients seeking to manage their risk and demand for experts who understand the complexities of environmental risk.”  

Complementing the global property, casualty, and liability claims management services of Sedgwick and other clients, the South African EFI Global team will deliver expertise and services to meet the demands of clients across the country. Based in Johannesburg, the team’s environmental solutions and building consultancy experts and specialists are also supported by the company’s global colleagues.

“Our team’s technical expertise, combined with the latest technology and outstanding service for which EFI Global is well-known, will highlight our technical excellence and provide a new platform that will help us to grow our business in South Africa,” Maclean added.

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About EFI Global

EFI Global is a well-established brand with an excellent reputation in Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, New Zealand, the U.S. and U.K. as a market leader in environmental consulting, engineering failure analysis and origin-and-cause investigations. Each year, EFI Global completes more than 45,000 projects worldwide for a wide range of clients, such as commercial, industrial, institutional, insurance, government, risk managers, public and private entities. EFI Global is one of the world’s most respected emergency response firms, capable of providing practical solutions to the most complex problems. Our multidisciplinary team of first responders, project managers, engineers, geologists and scientists are selected for their technical proficiency and in-depth industry knowledge to aid clients in resolving technical problems. For more, see efiglobal.com.

 

Media contacts:

Santi Dharmawan, FWD | +44 (0)20 7280 0644 | Sedgwick@fwdconsulting.co.uk

Judy Molnar, VP, public relations | +1-813-215-9358 | judy.molnar@sedgwick.com

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