Dave North, Sedgwick (USA)
Job title: President & CEO
Dave North has served as president and CEO of Sedgwick for more than 20 years. Under his leadership, the company has grown from a boutique, regional third-party claims administrator to a global provider of innovative business solutions in the areas of workers’ compensation, disability, absence management, property loss adjusting and more. North is a frequent keynote speaker at national and industry events. He has been honoured with several awards, including the 2018 CLM Lifetime Achievement Award, and co-authored the book titled The Art of Self-Insurance. In 2016, North was appointed by Tennessee governor Bill Haslam to serve on The University of Memphis’ newly chartered board of trustees; he previously served on the university’s board of visitors and concurrently serves on the foundation board and the president’s innovation board. In 2019, he was included in the Insurance Business Hot 100 List. “The people I work with have made this company what it is today and I am honored to have been part of the incredible transformation we have experienced together,” he says.