Ruth Leggett, CEO of Sedgwick in Ireland has been named 2024 President of the Insurance Institute of Ireland

May 1, 2024

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DUBLIN, 1 May 2024 —Ruth Leggett, CEO of Sedgwick in Ireland will take on the mantle of President of the Insurance Institute of Ireland for the 2024 – 2025 term, effective 30 April 2024. Leggett has served on the Insurance Institute’s board of directors as Deputy President and part of the executive committee.

Leggett has over 15 years’ experience in the insurance industry with a successful track record in delivering transformational change. She was appointed CEO for Sedgwick in Ireland in 2021 having led in various role for Sedgwick over the years as Deputy CEO, Head of Colleague Resources and Chief of Staff.

The Insurance Institute has been providing the highest level of education and learning to the Irish insurance industry since 1885.

“I look forward to leading the vision and work of the Insurance Institute as we continue to support the professional development of the members by providing resources and training,” said Leggett. “I realised when starting my career, access to education allowed me to charter a path to grow in the insurance industry and take steps forward in my career, ultimately supporting my progression to CEO of Sedgwick in Ireland. I want others to have the support they need to flourish in our industry.”

The Insurance Institute provides a wide range of resources in professional training, Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Accredited Product Adviser (APA), Professional Diploma in Insurance (CIP), Management Diploma in Insurance (MDI), ACII, FCII, insurance courses, executive education, insurance careers, apprenticeships, and management education.

About Sedgwick 

Sedgwick is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. The company provides a broad range of resources tailored to clients’ specific needs in casualty, property, marine, benefits, brand protection and other lines. At Sedgwick, caring counts; through the dedication and expertise of 33,000 colleagues across 80 countries, the company takes care of people and organizations by mitigating and reducing risks and losses, promoting health and productivity, protecting brand reputations, and containing costs that can impact performance. Sedgwick’s majority shareholder is The Carlyle Group; Stone Point Capital LLC, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), Onex and other management investors are minority shareholders. For more, see

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