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Sedgwick announces new leadership appointments for Canada to accelerate growth in the market

June 20, 2018   by Sedgwick

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TORONTO, June 20, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, has announced several leadership appointments within its Canadian business. The aim of the appointments is to drive growth in this key market now that its strategic acquisition of Cunningham Lindsey is complete. These appointments follow the recent announcement of Mike Alwyn as Sedgwick’s chief operating officer for Canada.

“Our new leadership team brings together a strong and united team to develop and grow new and existing lines of our business in this important market and enhance services to our customers,” said Michael C. Holden, president of Sedgwick in Canada. “The team will focus on delivering comprehensive claim solutions and adjusting services designed to meet the specific needs of the Canadian market while ensuring high-quality customer service from start to finish.”

The announcement includes a number of key appointments who will form the new senior leadership team including Terry Deamer as senior vice president of finance, Rob Ginn as senior vice president of national operations, Gary Dalton as senior vice president of specialty services and Laurie Walker as senior vice president of corporate services.

Deamer previously served as senior vice president of operations for Vericlaim, a subsidiary of Sedgwick, and worked together with Holden leading the company’s Canadian expansion. Ginn was vice president of operations for Vericlaim Canada and has been with the company since its inception in 2016. Dalton was senior vice president London market. Walker is an experienced industry professional who previously held the position of senior vice president TPA operations for Sedgwick in Canada.

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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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