Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, announced that Hannah Dixon has joined the company as client director for the UK.
Dixon’s appointment follows a period of growth for Sedgwick in the UK. She will focus on generating new business, strengthening client relationships, and working with the operational teams to deliver best-in-class services to existing and prospective clients.
With over 10 years of experience in the insurance sector Dixon joins Sedgwick from a major insurance group and brings proven expertise in vendor and operational management, selection and oversight across multiple lines of business. She is also experienced in the design and build of operational claims teams; and relationship management across claims, underwriting, sales, brokers, managing general agents (MGAs) and vendors.
Dixon is well known for her work for Insurance United Against Dementia (IUAD) where she is on the board and regularly speaks at industry events to help raise awareness of dementia.
In her new role, Dixon will replace Mark George, who is due to retire in May after 25 years with the company.
“I am extremely pleased to welcome Hannah to the Sedgwick family,” said David Aiston, strategic business development director for Sedgwick in the UK. “We always aim to bring in fresh, young talent to help us meet our ambitious growth plans and respond to increasing demand of our clients.
“I also would like to take this opportunity to thank Mark for his 25 years of exceptional service at Sedgwick and his unique contributions to the company,” Aiston said. “Mark is highly respected and well known across our client base and has delivered a significant contribution to the growth of Sedgwick and its legacy businesses. I wish him all the best in his retirement."
Nicola Dryden, UK chief client officer at Sedgwick, added: “Hannah’s appointment is great news for our team and Sedgwick, and I very much look forward to working with her. She is an up-and-coming industry talent, as her recognition as a ‘Rising Star’ demonstrates, and she will be a great asset for the business and will work well with our clients.”
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