Sedgwick promotes Aruna Chandrapalan to Forensic Accounting Services Partner in Asia

July 2, 2024

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SINGAPORE, 3 July 2024 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of claims management, loss adjusting and technology-enabled business solutions, has promoted Aruna Chandrapalan to Partner of its forensic accounting services in Asia.

Chandrapalan has over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry. She joined Sedgwick in 2017 as a Senior Manager and became Director of forensic accounting services in the UK in 2021. Two years later, she was appointed Head of forensic accounting services in Asia. Chandrapalan has a stellar record of managing complex claims and possessing a wide range of expertise in business interruption, economic damage quantification, forensic accounting, fidelity, pre-loss reviews, product recalls and stock valuations.

“Aruna is a leading expert in the market and a visionary trailblazer with a sharp focus on providing effective solutions to complex claims,” said Veronica Grigg, Sedgwick Chief Executive Officer, Asia. “The Asia insurance market continues to evolve, and under Aruna’s leadership, our forensic accounting services team is leading the way in supporting the increased demand for dedicated problem-solving as business interruption claims grow more complex.”

We are focused on changing and growing with the market by expanding work in countries throughout Asia,” Chandrapalan said. “It’s our mission to help people and companies work through the claim process often in times when there is loss, peril and dramatic changes to their business but we are there to help them – to reorganize, restructure and support a new plan for the future. “It’s all about building trust, and confidence is key when dealing with claims through effective communication, managing expectations and being responsive.”

Chandrapalan is dual-qualified as a Chartered Loss Adjuster and Accountant. She also serves as treasurer and chairperson of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters (CILA).

Sedgwick operates across nine countries in Asia: China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia. Its Asia-based forensic accounting team offers extensive experience in a wide range of sectors, from construction and manufacturing to cyber and retail. 

About Sedgwick 

Sedgwick is a leading global provider of claims management, loss adjusting and technology-enabled 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 sedgwick.com

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