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Mike Alwyn named Chief Operating Officer for Sedgwick Canada

June 19, 2018   by Sedgwick

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TORONTO, June 19, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Sedgwick is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike Alwyn to Chief Operating Officer of Sedgwick Canada. Alwyn previously served as Senior Vice President of Specialty Services for Vericlaim Canada.

“Mike’s promotion reflects his demonstrated leadership over the past year in advancing our organization’s geographic coverage across Canada,” said Mike Holden, president of Sedgwick and Vericlaim Canada. “His commitment to building a national infrastructure in support of the property, liability, auto and niche services within our market has been a major asset to Sedgwick Canada.”

Mike Alwyn, MBA, FCIP | Chief Operating Officer

Mike brings 30 years of experience in insurance claims adjusting to Sedgwick Canada include mining, commercial property, course of construction, and jeweler’s block/fine arts. He has highly developed technical skills and knowledge in managing this industry’s most complex and significant losses.

Throughout his career, Mike has demonstrated a commitment to the industry, his clients, and to advancing his knowledge and adjusting capabilities. Not only is he one of our industry’s most well-known Executive General Adjusters (EGA), but he also has an MBA and holds the Fellow Charted Insurance Professional (FCIP) designation. In addition, he is a recipient of the Canadian Insurance Claims Managers Association Award. Aside from the insurance industry, Mike was a member of the Canadian Forces Air Reserve, serving over 20 years, attaining the rank of Captain, and was awarded the Canadian Forces Decoration.

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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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