Sedgwick appoints James Norman international business development director
LONDON, 11 October 2021 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, announced the appointment of James Norman as business development director for its international operations.
In his new role, Norman will be responsible for identifying and securing new business opportunities, as well as strengthening Sedgwick’s relationships with existing and prospective clients. He will work with the company’s international operations team to ensure the delivery of best-in-class services to clients.
Norman joins Sedgwick from a global loss adjusting and insurance services firm, where he served as global head of strategy and business development for over three years. Prior to that, he was head of the insurance practice and market lead for business development and sales in East Africa at a Big Four accounting firm.
He brings to Sedgwick more than 20 years of experience in the global insurance sector, as well as a strong network of industry contacts. Norman is also unanimously recognised as a foremost expert in the insurance industry across the African continent.
“I am thrilled to have James join the Sedgwick family,” said Eric Malterre, chief client officer – international at Sedgwick. “He has a strong track record of success as a thought leader and innovative strategist. He will be a tremendous asset to our international business development team, and I look forward to the new growth opportunities he will bring to Sedgwick’s business and our clients.”
“I am most grateful for the opportunity to join a prestigious global business such as Sedgwick,” Norman said. “I am eager to work with my new colleagues to support the business in its development ambitions worldwide.”
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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, brand protection and other lines. At Sedgwick, caring counts; through the dedication and expertise of more than 27,000 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 The Carlyle Group; Stone Point Capital LLC, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), Onex and other management investors are minority shareholders. For more, see sedgwick.com.
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