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Vericlaim expands with new Halifax office

November 15, 2017   by Sedgwick

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Vericlaim expands with new Halifax office
René Fenez joins expert team advancing strategic growth in the Canadian market

Halifax, Nov. 15, 2017  /insPRESS/– Sedgwick and its subsidiary Vericlaim, a global provider of loss adjusting and claims management solutions, are pleased to announce further Canadian expansion as the companies celebrate the newest office opening for Vericlaim in Halifax. In addition, industry expert René Fenez joins the company as Assistant Vice President, Atlantic, and Executive General Adjuster.

“As we continue to focus on expanding our geographic coverage across Canada with our new Halifax office,” said Mike Holden, president of Sedgwick and Vericlaim Canada, “René will be an asset to our organization. His leadership, experience and expertise in loss adjusting will be invaluable to our continued growth.”

René Fenez, CIP, CRM | AVP, Atlantic, and Executive General Adjuster 

René Fenez brings more than 20 years of experience in loss adjusting and management to his new role with Vericlaim. His specialties include commercial and industrial property and casualty, environmental liability, marine hull and machinery, protection and indemnity, inland marine, renewable energy, course of construction, business interruption, professional indemnity, crime and fidelity, and cyber.

René joins the Vericlaim Canada team to lead the new Halifax office and have oversight of loss adjusting services for the Atlantic Canada region. He also will be a member of the company’s Complex Loss Division. He holds the designations of Chartered Insurance Professional, Insurance Institute of Canada, and the Canadian Risk Management, Global Risk Management Institute, as well as the California Earthquake Adjuster accreditation.

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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 prides itself on its global reach, while at the same time maintaining a distinct local market presence in over 140 countries through its worldwide network. 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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