Sedgwick, a global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, has launched operations in the Mauritian market.
It will offer loss adjusting and catastrophe response, specialist assistance for business interruptions, forensic engineering, and environmental and fire claims.
In conjunction with opening of the Mauritius operations, Gary Tanner has been appointed branch manager. Tanner brings to Sedgwick over 16 years of in-market industry experience from his roles as Chief Operating Officer, Partner and Lead Adjuster for the country’s preeminent insurance and loss adjusting firms. His experience includes managing claims for business interruption, major losses, property and motor.
“We have served clients in Mauritius for a long time, so launching a dedicated domestic operation is a natural next step for us,” said Ken Maclean, CEO for Sedgwick in South Africa. “This expansion increases Sedgwick’s capacity to support the evolving needs of existing and future clients in various parts of South Africa and across the region. Gary has an impressive reputation in the industry, and his experience with and knowledge of the Mauritian market are exceptional.”
The new office will be supported by the Sedgwick team in South Africa, which has developed longstanding ties to and regional expertise in Mauritius. The expansion follows Sedgwick’s growth in recent years and having a dedicated local presence in Mauritius is a meaningful step in establishing Sedgwick as the partner of choice for clients across sub-Saharan Africa.
“Leading a newly launched operation is incredibly exciting,” said Tanner. “We have first-hand knowledge of the market’s specific nuances and clients’ needs in Mauritius. Enhancing this expertise with Sedgwick’s global resources will allow us to provide our trademark level of customer service.”