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Chris E. Smith joins Sedgwick as director of subrogation services in Canada

November 29, 2018   by Sedgwick

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TORONTO, ON, Nov. 29, 2018 /insPRESS/– Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, is pleased to announce that Chris E. Smith has joined its Canadian team as director of subrogation services.

“Chris is an accomplished insurance professional with extensive industry experience,” said Mike Holden, Sedgwick president for Canada. “Chris will be responsible for driving the company’s strategy, along with providing leadership, direction and accountability to the team.”

Chris E. Smith | director of subrogation services

Smith’s involvement with subrogation services evolved from his initial role as an adjuster for a national adjusting firm, to serving as a senior level examiner at a global property & casualty carrier, to becoming an entrepreneur who founded an outsourced subrogation firm in 2007.

Smith has managed all-lines subrogation, including investigative, property, general liability, occupiers’ liability, automobile, professional liability, marine, errors and omissions, business interruption, sports, entertainment and class action claims.

His expertise includes over 19 years of claims experience involving independent adjusting, examining, people management, litigation management, independent investigation and risk management.

To learn more about Sedgwick in Canada, visit or contact us at 888-601-6228.


About Sedgwick

Sedgwick is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. We provide a broad range of resources tailored to our clients’ specific needs in casualty, property, marine, benefits and other lines. At Sedgwick, caring counts®; through the dedication and exper­tise of more than 21,000 colleagues across 65 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 the bottom line. Sedgwick’s majority shareholder is KKR; Stone Point Capital LLC, La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and other management investors are minority shareholders. For more, see

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