Sedgwick names Patrick J. Walsh president of casualty operations

September 30, 2021

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 30, 2021 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, has promoted Patrick J. Walsh to president of its casualty operations.

In this role, Walsh will have executive oversight of Sedgwick’s auto solutions, liability and workers’ compensation business.

With more than 35 years of industry experience, Walsh has held senior leadership roles at both large carriers and third-party administrators (TPAs); he has managed teams of thousands of colleagues and overseen significant technology improvements and other enterprise initiatives. Walsh joined Sedgwick through its 2019 acquisition of York Risk Services Group, where he served as executive vice president and chief claims officer.

“Since Patrick joined Sedgwick, the company has leveraged his proficiency and deep experience in all property/casualty lines, and he continues to lead a number of our strategic growth initiatives,” said Jim Ryan, Sedgwick chief operating officer, Americas. “With Patrick’s rich skillset, impressive career and proven leadership skills, our customers stand to benefit from one of the leading professionals in the industry. Clients can rest assured that they have a committed and dedicated leader in Patrick who will deliver excellence and ensure their people are well cared for.”

“Sedgwick’s accomplished team of casualty claims professionals are at the forefront of delivering superior services that meet the needs of our clients and business partners,” Walsh said. “Working alongside these outstanding colleagues continues to be an exciting endeavor for me. We are committed to ensuring the best possible experience for our colleagues so they can continue to deliver results that exceed the expectations of our clients, their employees and partners.”

Tags: auto solutions, Casualty, leadership, Liability, People + Productivity, People first, workers' compensation