The appointment comes as Sedgwick’s focuses on growing its high net worth offering
London, 15 March 2023 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits, and integrated business solutions has appointed Steve Godbold to the role of private client director in the UK.
Godbold succeeds current private client director Clive Ellis, who is stepping back to pursue other interests, while continuing to provide Sedgwick with the benefit of his expertise in a consultancy role.
Godbold brings with him over 25 years of experience in the industry, 17 of which were spent with a prominent insurance business, managing their in-house private client adjusting team. Godbold will be responsible for ensuring that Sedgwick’s private clients continue to receive a high-quality bespoke service, tailored to meet their needs, by heading up a dedicated team of private client specialists, supported by one of the largest providers of risk, benefits and integrated business solutions in the world.
This appointment reflects Sedgwick’s commitment to growing its offering in the high net worth market and will enable it to continue to offer a leading private client service, using all available solutions to achieve the best outcome for each individual.
“Together with Giles Fairmann’s joining as private client development director in 2022, Steve’s appointment is a real advantage in terms of the skillset he’ll bring to the team,” said Paul White, Sedgwick CEO in the UK. “The enhanced service level offering this will mean for our clients will bolster Sedgwick’s status as a tour de force in the high-net-worth market. “
On his appointment Godbold said “I’m delighted to join a team with such an outstanding reputation in the private client market. Sedgwick’s commitment for growth in this area means it’s an exciting time for high net worth, and I’m looking forward to expanding on the great work done by Clive and the team.”