Sedgwick names Cheng as Asia COO

Company has made several appointments in succession as it continues to expand its Asian business

Sedgwick names Cheng as Asia COO

Insurance News

By Gabriel Olano

Sedgwick has appointed Wayne Cheng (pictured) as chief operations officer for Asia, as the company continues to expand its business in the region.

In his new role, Cheng will be responsible for executing the company’s business and growth strategy and driving operational efficiency, it said in a statement. He joined Sedgwick in 2014 as general manager of Sedgwick’s Asia operations. He previously held a variety of senior roles, including vice president, chief claims officer, and global claims finance analyst of a leading insurance company.

With more than 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry, Cheng specialises in data analysis, insurance claims, finance marketing, operations, project management, reinsurance, and talent management. Cheng is also a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter and Associate in Claims.

“Wayne has a deep and thorough understanding of our industry, and his experience across general insurance and the Asia markets will continue to be a great asset to Sedgwick,” said James Ong, Sedgwick CEO for Asia. “Wayne’s main objectives as COO are to position Sedgwick for continued growth in Asia and enable our company to operate at its full capacity and capabilities. This is an exciting time for our team as Sedgwick in Asia grows from strength to strength. In this new leadership role, Wayne will help us ensure that Sedgwick remains at the forefront of the industry across the region and around the world.”

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