Sedgwick’s acquisition of global loss adjusting leader Cunningham Lindsey earlier this year has prepared it well for responding to natural catastrophes, besides providing the company with a larger global footprint. Already, the weather-faring capabilities of the combined operations have been tested, with hurricanes in the US, and tornadoes in Ottawa and Gatineau putting its team to work.
“We are very quick to move, and very quick to respond,” said Michael Holden, president of Sedgwick CMS Canada, when discussing the tornadoes, adding that the company has the ability to call on a deep pool of resources in both the US and Canada in preparation for catastrophe response. “If we have unusually large circumstances in Canada, we can engage even more ammunition and resources.”
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