LONDON, 31 August 2021 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions announced the appointment of Julie Ross as business development director for its international brand protection division.
In her new role, Ross will be responsible for securing new business and opportunities, strengthening client relationships, as well as ensuring the delivery of best-in-class services to existing and prospective clients. Ross’ appointment comes at a timely period in the development of Sedgwick’s brand protection division, as there is growing demand internationally in the company’s recall, mediation and retention solutions.
“This appointment will enhance Sedgwick’s position in the global brand protection service field, as we continue to expand this strategic sector following growing interest in our industry-leading solutions, said Elizabeth Demaret, president of Sedgwick’s specialty solutions.”
Ross joins Sedgwick from a Lloyd’s broker, where she served as senior broker and practice lead for product recall. She brings over 20 years’ of experience in the insurance sector with a specific focus on product recall, and accident and health business. Sedgwick’s international brand protection division will benefit from her market connections in the underwriting and broking communities.
“I am thrilled to have Julie join the Sedgwick family,” said Eric Malterre, Sedgwick international chief client officer. “With her exemplary sector expertise and deep knowledge of our market, we look forward to the value Julie will undoubtedly deliver to our clients on behalf of Sedgwick’s brand protection business.”
“I am eager to join the dynamic team at Sedgwick,” Ross said. “I look forward to working with my new colleagues and to supporting the brand protection business in its longer-term growth.”
Sedgwick’s international brand protection team mobilizes experts in best practice recall, remediation and retention solutions. Sedgwick works in partnership with clients across all industries to manage the risks and minimize the impact of in-market business and product crises.
Sedgwick’s brand protection experts produce the European product recall index report each quarter. It is the only report in the market that aggregates, and tracks recall data to help industry stakeholders navigate the regulatory environment, product recalls and other in-market product challenges. For more, see sedgwick.com/brandprotection.