Sedgwick has created the new role of chief operating officer for the Americas, appointing Jim Ryan to fill the position.
Ryan will oversee operations across all of Sedgwick’s lines of business – namely casualty, managed care, property, specialty and workforce absence – in the US, Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean.
He has over 25 years of experience in the insurance and claims management industry, with expertise in workers’ compensation, liability and litigation. Ryan most recently served as Sedgwick’s president of casualty. He has a bachelor of science, business administration degree from Drexel University.
“Since joining Sedgwick in 2011, Jim has proven himself to be an exceptional leader who has an unwavering commitment to our caring counts® philosophy,” said Sedgwick CEO Mike Arbour. “During Jim’s tenure as president of casualty operations, our solutions have continued to expand, which is a testament to his skill and ability to drive us toward future growth.
“Throughout my time at Sedgwick, it has been an honor to establish meaningful partnerships with our colleagues, clients and many market partners,” commented Ryan. “I’m looking forward to sharing my experiences and continuing to support the needs of Sedgwick’s operations across the Americas.”