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Sedgwick appoints Vicki Cowell head of colleague resources in the UK

LONDON, 14 July 2022 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, announced the appointment of Vicki Cowell as head of colleague resources in the UK.

As a senior leader in human resources, Cowell will seek to drive business performance through the development and implementation of people-oriented strategies and programmes. She will also champion a collaborative approach to enrich colleague resources operational excellence in the UK.

Cowell has 20 years of extensive experience working in various senior human resource roles across the insurance and banking sectors, where she has built and delivered commercial and pragmatic solutions to improve the employee experience and business performance. She has a passion for organisational culture and leadership in driving strategic plans.

“Vicki is a values-driven leader, and Sedgwick is renowned for being a values-driven business,” said Paul White, Sedgwick CEO for the UK. “We have an established track record in working with business leaders, and I am excited to partner with Vicki in implementing world-class people strategies in the UK.”

Reflecting on the culture of the workplace in the UK, Christine Millar, Sedgwick’s international head of colleague resources, said: “For firms to consistently attract and retain talent in a competitive, post-Brexit global market against a backdrop of rising inflation, focusing on the colleague experience is key. Vicki’s wealth of experience will further help us in doing just that.”

“I am simply delighted to be joining Sedgwick’s colleague resources team and to be a part of this remarkable global business,” Cowell said. “I was attracted to Sedgwick as soon as I learned about its purpose-led ethos of ‘caring counts,’ which puts empathy at the heart of everything they do. The company’s strong focus on organisational culture and expansive solutions to help people and businesses really make Sedgwick stand out as an employer and provider of choice.”

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