17 April 2018Analysis

Sedgwick acquires Cunningham Lindsey; CEO takes on vice chair role

Sedgwick Claims Management Services has completed its acquisition of loss adjusting, claims management and risk solutions firm Cunningham Lindsey and its subsidiaries.

Sedwick now has 21,000 employees across 65 countries, providing business services to employers, insurance companies, brokers, policyholders and consumers.

Furthermore, Cunningham Lindsey global CEO Jane Tutoki joins Sedgwick as vice chair.

Global chief financial officer Henry Lyons and group presidents Mike Arbour and Bob Peterson comprise the company's new executive council, reporting to Dave North, president and CEO.

The combined organisation, including all subsidiaries of Sedgwick, Vericlaim and Cunningham Lindsey - with a few exceptions - will operate under the Sedgwick name.

"While many exciting changes lie ahead for Sedgwick, our focus is clearly on our clients. We remain committed to our caring counts philosophy, and our top priority is ensuring that the programs administered by Sedgwick, Vericlaim and Cunningham Lindsey continue to produce outstanding results. Our dedicated colleague teams and trusted technology remain in place to provide those we serve with the exceptional support they have come to expect," said North.