MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sedgwick announced today that noted benefits expert Denise Fleury has joined the company as senior vice president, disability and absence management.
In her new position, Fleury will play a senior role in Sedgwick's growing disability and absence management practices, helping to drive product development and serving as an expert resource for Sedgwick's client service teams and customers to identify opportunities for improving their programs.
Fleury brings to Sedgwick more than 25 years of experience in occupational and non-occupational disability and absence management. For more than 15 years, she worked as a consultant to some of the largest employers in the country in the design and implementation of their programs.
Most recently, Fleury was a senior consultant in the national absence management practice at Mercer. Her other prior positions include director of risk and insurance for a Fortune 100 company and director of the State of Minnesota's workers' compensation program.
Fleury earned a bachelor's degree from Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn., and an MBA from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Business.
"The addition of industry veteran Denise Fleury to Sedgwick's leadership team will enable us to deliver an even higher level of service and expertise to clients," said Bradley F. Johnson, Sedgwick's executive vice president of disability and absence management. "Denise's experience will be invaluable as we continue to look for new and better ways to increase employee productivity through innovative solutions for employers."
Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. is the leading North American provider of innovative claims and productivity management solutions. Sedgwick and its affiliated companies deliver cost-effective claims, productivity, managed care, risk consulting, and other services to clients through the expertise of more than 10,000 colleagues in 195 offices located in the U.S. and Canada. The company specializes in workers' compensation; disability, FMLA, and other employee absence; managed care; general, automobile, and professional liability; warranty and credit card claims services; fraud and investigation; structured settlements; and Medicare compliance solutions. Sedgwick and its affiliates design and implement customized programs based on proven practices and advanced technology that exceed client expectations. For eight years in a row, Sedgwick has been awarded the distinguished Employer of Choice® certification, the only third-party administrator (TPA) to receive this designation. In 2011 and 2012, the company was named the Best Overall Large Account TPA by buyers of risk services through an independent survey conducted by Business Insurance. For more, see www.sedgwick.com.
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