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August 12, 2020
CAT response services: Derecho storms through the Midwest

A destructive derecho stormed through a long stretch of the Midwest on Monday, bringing torrential rain and dangerous straight-line winds to Iowa, Illinois and Indiana. With wind gusts up to 112 mph, the derecho moved from far southeastern South Dako…

August 12, 2020
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August 12, 2020
CAT response services: Marine services supporting Beirut port explosion

The Beirut port catastrophic explosion has caused widespread damage and devastation — with at least 160 tragically killed, 6,000 wounded, 300,000 immediately displaced and extensive damage to the port and buildings across the city. Early analys…

August 12, 2020
Press release
August 12, 2020
Sedgwick announces key leadership promotions

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 12, 2020 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology‐enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, today announced key leadership promotions amongst its executive team as part of its planned succession pr…

August 12, 2020
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August 06, 2020
CAT response services: Beirut response

The catastrophic explosion in the Beirut port has caused widespread devastation — with more than 130 tragically reported deaths, 5,000 wounded, 300,000 displaced, and extensive damage to the port and buildings across the city. Rescue workers co…

August 06, 2020
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August 04, 2020
CAT response services: Severe weather threatens the U.S.

Tropical Storm Isaias Isaias made landfall in North Carolina as a category 1 hurricane late Monday causing coastal flooding, structural fires and collapses, and power outages for more than 500,000 homes and businesses. Now downgraded to a tropi…

August 04, 2020
Press release
August 02, 2020
Sedgwick appoints Takeshi Nagao managing director for Japan

TOKYO, 3 August 2020 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, has appointed Takeshi Nagao as managing director for its operations in Japan. Nagao is a property and casualty claims …

August 02, 2020
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July 23, 2020
CAT response services: Several storms are brewing in the Gulf, Pacific and Atlantic

Tropical Depression 8 Forecasters are predicting that this tropical depression could strengthen into Tropical Storm Hanna and begin impacting a portion of the Gulf Coast on Friday. Heavy rains are expected along the Gulf Coast from Louisiana to the…

July 23, 2020
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July 21, 2020
CAT response services: Floods and landslides hit New Zealand’s Far North

New Zealand’s Far North was hit hard with a once-in-500-years storm, leaving much of Northland flooded. The worst affected areas received over 250mm of rain in 24 hours, forcing residents to evacuate their homes, farms and businesses due to flooding.…

July 21, 2020
Article
July 20, 2020
David North
President and CEO
Down the Rabbit Hole. We have enough data to make accurate predictions. But we have to trust it.

This article includes comments from Sedgwick's President and CEO, Dave North

July 20, 2020 by David North, President and CEO
Blog
July 16, 2020
James McIntosh
National Manager-Technical Services, Building Consultancy Division, Sedgwick Australia
Defects in residential strata buildings? Take care not to overlook the most prevalent!

In recent times, the construction and strata industries across eastern Australia have shifted their focus away from leaking buildings and toward the highly publicised structural failures, fire separation and combustible materials. The attention is wa…

July 16, 2020 by James McIntosh, National Manager-Technical Services, Building Consultancy Division, Sedgwick Australia
Blog
July 02, 2020
John Gragson, Senior Vice President, Catastrophe Operations Danny Miller, Executive Vice President, Loss Adjustment Property, Specialty Services Gail Oliver, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Property
A catastrophe within a catastrophe: Storm prep amid COVID-19

It’s hard to think about given our current environment, but it's important to remember just the same: Storm season is here. Hurricane season typically runs from early June through the end of November; data on ocean temperatures and related factors ar…

July 02, 2020 by John Gragson, Senior Vice President, Catastrophe Operations Danny Miller, Executive Vice President, Loss Adjustment Property, Specialty Services Gail Oliver, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Property
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 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
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