Sedgwick appoints Juan Miguel Álvarez energy director and head of business development in Spain and Portugal
MADRID, 11 November 2021 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, announced the appointment of Juan Miguel Álvarez as its director of energy and head of business development for Spain and Portugal.
Álvarez joins Sedgwick from a loss adjusting firm in Mexico, where he served as managing director. He brings to Sedgwick more than 20 years of experience in the insurance sector as an industrial engineer specializing in energy. He began his career as an electrical project engineer, accumulating valuable experience on projects associated with electrical substations in Albania, Egypt, Morocco, Qatar and Syria, hydraulic power plants in Costa Rica, rural electrification in Kenya, power lines in Morocco and combined cycle electric packaging in Morocco and Spain.
Throughout his impressive career, Álvarez has brought his expertise to industrial losses at energy plants, including solar thermal, photovoltaic, wind, cogeneration for natural gas or biofuel, thermal, hydraulic and transport, transformation and distribution infrastructures with substations and power lines, as well as events at various types of factories. He is a popular speaker at industry conferences, sharing current topics and claims-related insights on energy and catastrophic events.
“We are delighted to have Juan Miguel join our team. His prodigious technical skills and storied career make him an ideal expert in the Spanish and Latin American market,” said Ana Franco de Sarabia, Sedgwick country manager for Spain and Portugal. “We are confident that his expertise will help bolster Sedgwick’s strategic growth in the Iberian Peninsula and support the range of services we offer locally and internationally.”
“I am excited for the opportunity to join a leading global business such as Sedgwick,” Juan Miguel said. “I look forward to working with my new colleagues to support the business in its longer-term growth.”
About Sedgwick Sedgwick is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk management, benefits and integrated business solutions. The company provides 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 www.sedgwick.com
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