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Vericlaim expands with new Montreal office

May 4, 2017   by Sedgwick

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Vericlaim expands with new Montreal office
Denis L’Ecuyer and Pierre-Marc Laurin join team advancing strategic growth in the Canadian market

Montreal, May 2, 2017 – 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 Montreal. In addition, industry experts Denis L’Ecuyer and Pierre-Marc Laurin have joined the team as casualty claims examiners.

“We are focused on expanding our geographic coverage across Canada and committed to building a national infrastructure in support of the property, liability, auto and niche services within our market,” said Mike Holden, president of Sedgwick and Vericlaim Canada.

Denis L’Ecuyer | Sedgwick & Vericlaim Canada, Senior Examiner/Adjuster

Denis L’Ecuyer brings 45 years of experience in all lines of claims business to his new role with Sedgwick and Vericlaim. He specializes in liability, property damage, commercial, industrial and institutional claims, as well as products liability and some liability bodily injury claims. Prior to joining Sedgwick and Vericlaim, Denis held management positions with major insurance organizations in Quebec province.

Denis speaks French and English. He has taken multiple AIAC courses from the Insurance Institute of Quebec and holds a general adjuster’s license in New Brunswick (all categories).

Pierre-Marc Laurin, CEGEP | Sedgwick Examiner

Pierre-Marc Laurin has nearly a decade of experience in all types of commercial and personal losses, with a specialization in liability cases. He has handled claims across the region of Quebec for major accounts.

Pierre-Marc joined Sedgwick in November 2016 as a resident examiner for Quebec, Canada. In that role, his responsibilities have included the handling of several ongoing cases simultaneously and taking all necessary actions throughout the liability investigations, coverage evaluations, settlement negotiations, all in order to reach quick and successful claim resolutions.

He has completed his collegial studies with the Vieux-Montreal CEGEP and is in the process of pursuing the CIP designation with the Insurance Institute of Canada. Pierre-Marc is bilingual in French and English and is a fully licensed adjuster for the province of Quebec. Affiliations include AMF (Autorité Des Marchés Financiers), IADQ (Institut d’Assurance Du Québec) and CHAD (Chambre De L’Assurance De Dommages).

To learn more about Sedgwick and Vericlaim, visit and, or you can contact us directly at +1-888-601-6228.

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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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