Singapore, 17 August 2021 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, today announced the appointment of Catherine Cooper as director of business development for Asia.
In this new role, Cooper will be responsible for supporting Sedgwick’s growth strategy in the Asia-Pacific region by securing new business partnerships and opportunities, as well as ensuring that current clients receive the highest quality services.
Cooper has over 28 years of experience in the insurance sector, including tenure as a placement broker in the UK and Hong Kong. She joins Sedgwick from a global loss adjusting company, where she has been working for four years as regional head of business development, based successively in Hong Kong and Singapore. Prior to that, she spent three years as distribution manager for the international broker sector at an insurance company.
James Ong, Sedgwick CEO in Asia, added, “Catherine’s deep knowledge of our market makes her the ideal person to support our business development plans and claims management services in Asia.”
Cooper brings to Sedgwick a wealth of expertise in client relationship management, as well as the successful negotiation of new deals on large and complex national, regional and global programmes across all lines of business. Her experience with partnerships and contract negotiations specifically in Asia is at the heart of Sedgwick’s expansion plans.
“We are so pleased to welcome Catherine to the Sedgwick family,” said Eric Malterre, Sedgwick chief client officer, international. “I look forward to working with Catherine to promote the best of Sedgwick to our clients, partners and the Asia-Pacific market.”
“I am thrilled and extremely proud to join such a dynamic team at Sedgwick,” Cooper said. “I look forward to working with my new Sedgwick colleagues to support the long-term growth of the business.”