LONDON – Following the finalisation of its strategic acquisition of Cunningham Lindsey, Sedgwick—a premier global provider of technology-enabled business solutions in the risk and benefits services space—has named Ian Muress, Stewart Steel and Paul White to leadership roles for its combined business operations in the UK.
Muress, Sedgwick’s CEO, international, based in London, provides executive oversight for all business operations outside the United States and Canada. Prior to joining Sedgwick, Muress served as CEO of international operations for a large global adjusting firm, where, over the course of his extended tenure, he ascended the company’s ranks to global executive leader.
Steel supports Muress in the management of the UK business as CEO, UK. Since 2009, Steel has had responsibility for the leadership and direction of the UK operations of Vericlaim, a Sedgwick company. With more than 35 years of experience in the loss adjusting business, Steel has served in various industry leadership roles.
Following nine years as chief operating officer of Cunningham Lindsey, White joins Sedgwick as COO, UK. He previously held a number of roles at a London-based insurance services firm, overseeing operations management, strategic planning and the due diligence and implementation planning related to two acquisitions.
“As we expand our global operations with a growing footprint, improved capabilities and broader technical resources, our focus remains clearly on our clients, and we are pleased to have veterans like Stewart and Paul leading our UK operations in delivering outstanding service to clients,” Muress said. “I look forward to working with them and the rest of the management team to ensure we capitalise on the opportunities in the market and enhance services and value for our customers and industry partners.”
Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. is a leading global provider of technology-enabled business solutions that include property, casualty and integrated risk services and benefits administration. At Sedgwick, caring counts®; through the dedication and exper¬tise of more than 21,000 colleagues across 65 countries, the company takes care of people and organisations 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 KKR; Stone Point Capital LLC, La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and other management investors are minority shareholders. For more, see www.sedgwick.com.