MIAMI, 7 April 2021 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk management, benefits and integrated business solutions, announced the appointment of William Lozada as Forensic Accounting Senior Manager and Juan Holgado as Forensic Accounting Manager of its forensic advisory services division for Latin America.
Lozada CPA, CFE, MAcc, is a forensic accountant with more than 30 years of professional experience. In this role, Lozada will focus on quantifying the economic impact from property damage and business interruption claims for a broad range of industries including food processing, energy, hospitality, foundry, pharmaceutical and other manufacturing sectors. He will be based in the Miami office.
Holgado, CPA will also support the Miami office in expansion efforts. With over ten years of experience in the field of business accounting, Holgado has specialized in business interruption, advanced loss of profit and delay in start-up assignments. His industry experience includes power generation, pharmaceutical and manufacturing in various industries.
“The additions of William and Juan will help expand and strengthen our overall capabilities in the LatAm region. Following the recent acquisition of a loss adjusting group in Peru and added building consulting resources, we’re confident William and Juan will further enhance the support provided to our clients,” said Laura De Sordi, Managing Director, Latin America & Caribbean
The forensic advisory services division comprises over 120 accountants globally. The Latin America division has the advantage of being both bi-lingual and bi-cultural, with our clients benefitting from services within Sedgwick in their native language. These services include experienced loss adjusting, building consulting, contents and inventory solutions and valuation services.
The forensic advisory services Latin American team has extensive expertise in all claim environments, including large and complex losses, middle market and catastrophes. With the addition of Lozada and Holgado, the Latin American team has over 100 years of collective experience.
Other forensic advisory service leaders in the region include: Clàudio Tujisoki, CRC in São Paulo, Brazil, has extensive background in business interruption losses that includes 20 years of experience in the Brazilian insurance market with industry experience in energy, mining, logistics, steel and metals, pulp and paper, petrochemical, manufacturing. Raphael Grinberg in São Paulo, Brazil, has significant experience in large and complex business interruption losses with industry experience in logistics and agriculture, hospital sector, retail sector, stock, marine port operations. Colin Lawrence, CPA, CA, MAcc, in São Paulo, Brazil, has over 15 years of experience in the business accounting arena with specific emphasis in forensic accounting with industry experience in energy, mining, steel and metals, pulp and paper, petrochemical, manufacturing. Antonio Figueroa in Dallas, TX, has 10 years of experience in forensic accounting, predictive analytics, and valuation with notable assignments in hospitality, energy, financial services, product recall, and manufacturing. Doug Wells, CPA, CVA in Salt Lake City, UT, has 15 years of experience in business interruption, lost profits, extra expense, inventory valuation and product liability. Doug’s industry experience includes: energy, agriculture, manufacturing, food processing, and mining.
To learn more about the forensic advisory services, visit sedgwick.com