Sedgwick appoints new CEO for Singapore

Firm makes several changes in executive shake-up

Sedgwick appoints new CEO for Singapore

Insurance News

By Gabriel Olano

Sedgwick has made several changes to its executive management team in Singapore.

In a statement, Sedgwick announced the following promotions and movements:

  • Paul Hough, currently president director of Sedgwick’s operations in Indonesia, will assume the role of CEO for Singapore, effective January 01, 2021.
  • David Seng, current Singapore CEO, will take on a new role as head of property and senior regional major and complex loss adjuster, effective January 01, 2021.
  • Thangarajah Thangamany, director of property for Sedgwick in Singapore, has been promoted to chief operating officer for Singapore, effective December 01.
  • Nicki Dunn has been promoted to head of TPA and client services – Asia.

Hough has over 25 years of experience in Asia, where he gained extensive expertise in a wide variety of major and complex loss claims. Sedgwick said that under his leadership, its Indonesia team more than doubled in number and grew into one of the country’s market leaders for large, complex and high value claims.

Seng has extensive experience in major and complex property and construction losses across multiple Asia-Pacific markets, including Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, Oman, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Guam and the Marshall Islands. In his new role as head of property and senior regional adjuster for Asia, he will be in charge of the company’s major and complex loss services and the advancement and usage of its digital capabilities across the region.

Thangamany is an experienced loss adjuster and operations manager. He has over 23 years of experience and has been with Sedgwick for 12 years. He has handled multimillion-dollar fire claims, construction and engineering, theft, machinery and breakdown claims; investigated and uncovered multimillion-dollar fraud claims; handled high-profile claims involving complex public relations issues and litigation; and led teams  handling numerous natural catastrophic claims.

Dunn has been with Sedgwick for the last four years. She assumes additional responsibility as head of client services, Asia. Her role will include account coordination with Sedgwick’s key customers ensuring that clients receive the best possible service.

“These appointments are a true reflection of our strong commitment to developing our people to deliver the best service and outcomes for our clients as we strive to stay at the top of our game,” said Ian V. Muress, Sedgwick CEO for international. “I am confident this new leadership team will lead us to even greater success in Asia and beyond.”

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