Sedgwick promoted Cristiana Nunes as Country Manager in Portugal

November 22, 2023

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LISBON, 22 November 2023 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions has promoted Cristiana Nunes to Country Manager in Portugal. She will lead Sedgwick’s operations and growth strategy with a focus on team expansion within the region.

Nunes has worked in claims management for over 14 years with experience handling major and complex international liability claims and managing teams, operations and accounts. Her expertise in carrier liabilities for insurance, transports and transported goods positions her to lead and navigate the changing needs of the industry.

“We are pleased to promote Cristiana to Country Manager. She has the know-how to lead our operations in Portugal forward,” said Ana Franco de Sarabia, CEO of Iberia. “She brings the expertise and vision needed to lead our operations in Portugal, aligning with Sedgwick’s commitment to enhancing service offerings in claims management for our clients.”

Nunes, in her role as a major and complex loss adjuster at Sedgwick, has consistently demonstrated expertise in handling complex claims for national and international transportation departments. “I look forward to working closely with the Portugal team to uphold Sedgwick’s commitment to building future capabilities,” said Nunes. “Together, we will ensure sustained growth in Portugal for years to come.”

Acknowledging the contributions of Botelho Vaz in growing the business, Franco de Sarabia, added, “we are grateful for the work and leadership of Botelho in growing the business. He will now serve as an Executive Loss Adjuster and Business Development Manager.”

Vaz added, “I have been working side-by-side with Cristiana on growing the business in the region over the past three years. She has the experience and vision to lead the business to the next level as we continue to provide industry leading loss adjusting solutions for our clients.”

Sedgwick’s operations in Iberia comprise over 80 colleagues and support two countries, bringing together robust global capabilities and local talent and expertise. Through eight servicing offices across Spain and Portugal, Sedgwick works with insurers, brokers, lawyers, Lloyd’s syndicates and corporate risk managers to assist with a diverse range of services, including property and liability loss adjusting, marine surveying, forensic accounting and specialist consulting.

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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