Sedgwick has named Neil Gibson as its new CEO for the UK – Gibson previously served as the company’s Chief Operations Officer (COO) in the UK, New Zealand, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
Gibson will replace previous incumbent Paul White.
The company stated that Gibson will bring ‘more than 18 years of insurance industry leadership experience, and decades of operational claims management and colleague development expertise’ to the role. He also serves on the company’s global ESG committee.
In response to the appointment, Gibson said that he was ‘honoured’ to step into the new role, and that he would ‘continue to grow Sedgwick’s business and resources in the UK’.
“From my four years as COO to this new role, my focus remains on our people, as they are our most important asset in the work we do. I am committed to delivering on our values and objectives for the benefit of our 2,000+ UK colleagues and the valued clients we serve.”
Insurer Generali also recently announced Giulio Terzariol as its first ever Chief Executive for Insurance.