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Vericlaim expands with new Winnipeg office

January 23, 2017   by Sedgwick

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Vericlaim expands with new Winnipeg office
Harry Toews joins expert team advancing strategic growth in the Canadian market

Winnipeg, January 20, 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 Winnipeg. In addition, industry expert Harry Toews has joined the team as executive general adjuster.

“Our focused effort to expand our geographic coverage across Canada reconfirms our commitment to build a national infrastructure to support the needs of the market in the areas of property, liability, auto and niche services,” said Mike Holden, President of Sedgwick and Vericlaim Canada.

Harry T. Toews, CIP | Branch Managerharry-toews-web-crop
Harry Toews brings more than 30 years of independent adjusting and management experience to his new role with Vericlaim. Harry is licensed in nine provinces. His specialties include commercial and residential property, general liability, cargo survey, auto liability, product liability, business interruption and fidelity bonds. He joins the Vericlaim Canada team to lead the new Winnipeg office, managing claims handling and serving as the control adjuster for various national accounts.

Prior to joining Vericlaim, Harry built his career with major Canadian insurance carriers and claims administrators. He is a graduate of Red River College’s Business Administration program and also holds his chartered insurance professional designation. Harry is past president of the Manitoba Insurance Adjusters Association and past arbitration chair for the Canadian Insurance Claims Managers Association, Manitoba chapter.

To learn more about Sedgwick and Vericlaim Canada, visit and You can contact the Winnipeg office at +1-204-285-0100.

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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 countsSM; 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 14,000 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 and other management investors are minority shareholders. For more, see

Sedgwick media contact:
Catherine Bennett, public relations director, +1-615-892-9361,

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