Toronto, September 26, 2017 – Sedgwick and its subsidiary Vericlaim, a global provider of loss adjusting and claims management solutions, are pleased to announce the appointment of Kathy James to senior claims adjuster in the Toronto office of Vericlaim Canada.
“Kathy will make a substantial contribution to our organization,” said Mike Holden, president of Sedgwick and Vericlaim Canada. “We’re extremely pleased to have her join us. Her hiring is part of our focus on expanding Vericlaim’s geographic coverage and commitment to building our business across Canada. As a hands-on problem-solver, Kathy will be an asset to our team in Mississauga and our company.”
Kathy James, FCIP, CRM | Senior Claims Adjuster
Kathy brings 20 years of solid industry experience to Vericlaim Canada. Specialties include general, automobile, professional, municipal and products liability. She also has experience in catastrophe claims, litigation management, investigations and negotiations. Kathy has a strong commitment to the industry and her clients. In her new position, she will focus on liability, automobile bodily injury and property adjusting.
Fluent in English and French, she is a fully licensed adjuster in Ontario and Quebec. She holds the Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP) designation. In 1997, she completed her Associate degree in Claims Management at the Quebec Insurance Institute, and in 2003 she completed her Canadian Risk Management (CRM) designation at the University of Toronto.
About Vericlaim Canada A wholly owned subsidiary of Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., Vericlaim Canada provides high-quality services designed to meet the specific needs of the Canadian marketplace offering property, liability, auto and specialty claims and adjusting services. Vericlaim is committed to helping its customers—insurance companies, corporations, public entities and brokers—manage and control their risk needs around the world. The success of Vericlaim stems from its focus on providing clients with superior claims resolution on the most timely and cost effective basis in the industry, continually adapting to their evolving service and information needs, and developing innovative solutions to complex risk management issues. Vericlaim has global reach and maintains a distinct local market presence in Canada and more than 400 other locations throughout the world. For more, see www.vericlaim.ca.
About Sedgwick Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk and benefits solutions. At Sedgwick caring counts℠; the company takes care of people and organizations by delivering cost-effective claims, productivity, managed care, risk consulting and other services through the dedication and expertise of nearly 15,000 colleagues in some 275 offices located in the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Ireland. Sedgwick facilitates financial and personal health and helps customers and consumers navigate complexity by designing and implementing customized programs based on proven practices and advanced technology that exceed expectations. 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 www.sedgwickcms.ca.