KUWAIT CITY, November 16, 2020 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, has appointed Simon Weston to the role of country manager in Kuwait.
Weston has worked in loss adjusting for over 30 years and developed a wealth of experience handling major and complex international liability claims and managing teams, operations and accounts in China, Dubai, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the UK. In his new role, he will lead Sedgwick’s effort to drive growth strategy in Kuwait, including further expanding the local team in the coming months.
“We are pleased to have someone of Simon’s calibre and reputation run our operations in Kuwait,” said Mike Brogden, CEO of Sedgwick in the Middle East. “His appointment complements our existing regional team and will strengthen our leadership position in the claims management and services sector. Simon will work with our Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEMEA) colleagues to ensure we remain firmly on track to deliver on our longstanding commitment to growth.”
Weston is a fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters (CILA) with experience of handling major losses, including contractors’ and erection all risks (CAR/EAR), property damage, public and product liability, financial services and marine cargo claims.
“I look forward to working closely with the regional team and our international colleagues to continue supporting Sedgwick’s focus on building capabilities for the future,” Weston said. “Together, we will ensure continued growth in Kuwait and across the Middle East for years to come.”