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Lee Powell named Vice President for Vericlaim Canada

June 2, 2017   by Sedgwick

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Lee Powell named Vice President for Vericlaim Canada
Powell will lead and grow the company’s complex loss division across Canada

Toronto, June 2, 2017 – Sedgwick and its subsidiary Vericlaim, a global provider of loss adjusting and claims management solutions, are pleased to announce the appointment of Lee Powell to vice president of the complex loss division of Vericlaim Canada.

“We’re pleased to have Lee join our organization,” said Mike Holden, president of Sedgwick and Vericlaim Canada. “His appointment is part of our focus on expanding our geographic coverage and commitment to building our business across Canada. The experience and expertise that Lee brings to Vericlaim will be a major asset.”

Lee Powell, BA, CIP, CRM | Vice President of Complex Loss Division 

Lee brings some 20 years of industry experience to Vericlaim Canada. Specialties include construction, petrochemical and oil and gas, equipment breakdown, commercial property, boiler and machinery, and product liability. Lee’s demonstrated commitment to the industry and his clients will be essential to his leading and growing Vericlaim’s large loss business across Canada.

He is a member of CIAA, and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Carlton University. He earned the CRM from the Global Risk Management Institute and holds the Chartered Insurance Professional designation.

To learn more about Sedgwick and Vericlaim, visit and You can contact the Mississauga office at +1-905-671-7819.

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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

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

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Catherine Bennett, public relations director | +1-615-892-9361 |

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