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Throughout 2020, our experts and thought leaders will monitor, share and explore the common threads that connect us all, and keep you tied into how they evolve to help us all prepare for the future.

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July 01, 2020
Melissa Icban, ARM
assistant vice president claims
Automation versus the human touch in claims management: There’s got to be a balance

This article includes quotes from Sedgwick's Melissa Icban, assistant vice president claims

July 01, 2020 by Melissa Icban, ARM, assistant vice president claims
Article
July 01, 2020
David Orrell
director of agriculture and rural specialist services, Sedgwick International UK
Extreme weather events make underinsurance a reputational issue for agricultural carriers

This article includes quotes from David Orrell, director of agriculture and rural specialist services for Sedgwick International UK

July 01, 2020 by David Orrell, director of agriculture and rural specialist services, Sedgwick International UK
Press release
June 30, 2020
Sedgwick announces Maphilindo International service offerings in Malaysia will operate with the Sedgwick brand

KUALA LUMPUR, 1 July 2020 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, announces the rebranding of Maphilindo International and the launch of the newly expanded services under the Sedgw…

June 30, 2020
Article
June 30, 2020
Simon Marshall
marine surveyor and engineering loss adjuster
Taking action early on cargo insurance claims

Sedgwick's Simon Marshall, marine surveyor and engineering loss adjuster, explores the complexity of marine insurance claims and why early action is vital to the resolution of a claim

June 30, 2020 by Simon Marshall, marine surveyor and engineering loss adjuster
Article
June 26, 2020
Philip van Zyl
chief executive officer, New Zealand
Sedgwick offers vulnerability-focused training to staff

Ian van Zyl, chief executive officer of New Zealand, was interviewed about Sedgwick's a new training module for staff which focuses on understanding, identifying and responding to vulnerability throughout the claims process.

June 26, 2020 by Philip van Zyl, chief executive officer, New Zealand
Article
June 26, 2020
Chris Leith
client services director
Feature: My other life: Chris Leith, teacher

Sedgwick's Chris Leith, client services director, is featured in this article

June 26, 2020 by Chris Leith, client services director
Article
June 26, 2020
James Ong
chief executive officer, Asia
Sedgwick: As Asia re-opens, Sedgwick expands

Continuing growth and adapting to the ‘new normal’

June 26, 2020 by James Ong, chief executive officer, Asia
Podcast
June 25, 2020
Steve Crystal
Head of financial crime, Sedgwick International UK
Insurance Covid-Cast: Combatting coronavirus-related insurance fraud

This podcast features Steve Crystal, head of financial crime, Sedgwick International UK

June 25, 2020 by Steve Crystal, Head of financial crime, Sedgwick International UK
Blog
June 24, 2020
Andrea J. Buhl, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, Managing Director, Clinical Operations, Sedgwick and Will Kimbrough, MD, MSPH, Senior Medical Director of Clinical Services, One Medical
Testing, tracking, talking: Additional strategies in the back to business toolkit

In Sedgwick’s recent blog, we discussed return to work strategies during the pandemic. Let’s keep the momentum going.  Business owners are asking many questions about how to bring employees back to the workplace in a way that is safe and p…

June 24, 2020 by Andrea J. Buhl, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, Managing Director, Clinical Operations, Sedgwick and Will Kimbrough, MD, MSPH, Senior Medical Director of Clinical Services, One Medical
Article
June 24, 2020
Dennis P. Mulligan
Commercial property supervisor
Storms Brewing — Make sure your clients are hurricane-ready

As we enter the 2020 hurricane season this month, it’s important to make sure your clients have a hurricane preparedness plan in place.

June 24, 2020 by Dennis P. Mulligan, Commercial property supervisor
Press release
June 24, 2020
Sedgwick France launches the Pôle Vol Factory to support business continuity

PARIS, 24 Juin 2020 – Sedgwick, un leader mondial des solutions de gestion des sinistres et de gestion des risques de haute technologie, annonce aujourd’hui le lancement par son équipe en France d’une nouvelle offre de gestion du vol d’Entreprise. Le…

June 24, 2020
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June 23, 2020
John Gragson
Senior vice president catastrophe
Enlist America’s claims adjusters in pandemic recovery efforts

This article includes commentary from Sedgwick's John Gragson, senior vice president catastrophe

June 23, 2020 by John Gragson, Senior vice president catastrophe
Article
June 22, 2020
Insurance Business America's Elite Women 2020: Revealed

Sedgwick's Gail Oliver, senior vice president sales and marketing for property Americas, named to list of insurance industry’s foremost female leaders

June 22, 2020
Blog
June 19, 2020
Christophe Friang
National Director, Sedgwick France
France: Rise of costs in construction and claims management expected post-confinement

Lisez ceci en français Following talks with various organizations and unions within the construction sector, the French government published in April a “Guide to health safety recommendations for the business continuity of construction in the midst …

June 19, 2020 by Christophe Friang, National Director, Sedgwick France
Blog
June 19, 2020
Christophe Friang
Directeur National, Sedgwick Direct France
Hausse des prix à venir dans la construction et la gestion des sinistres post-confinement

Read the English version Afin de pérenniser la continuité d’activité dans le secteur du bâtiment en France pendant le confinement, le gouvernement a mis en place dès le mois d’avril un « Guide de préconisations de sécurité sanitaire pour la con…

June 19, 2020 by Christophe Friang , Directeur National, Sedgwick Direct France