MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sedgwick, the leading global provider of technology-enabled claims and productivity management solutions, has been recertified as an Employer of Choice®, a designation granted to select employers that achieve organizational objectives through excellence in leadership, culture and practices that attract, optimize, and retain top talent.
Sedgwick earned the credential based on the strong results of a 2015 employee survey and an independent assessment by the Employer of Choice advisory board.
"Taking care of our talented colleagues is central to our philosophy at Sedgwick," said Terri Browne, the company's chief people officer. "Being recognized once again by the Employer of Choice organization reinforces our commitment to doing the right thing for the people who are the heart and soul of our company."
"In the last year, we've focused heavily on diversity and inclusion to help us leverage the wide-ranging talents of our colleagues, promote innovation, and foster an environment of engagement, fairness and respect. These efforts are essential to our ability to attract, develop, and retain outstanding colleagues and allow everyone at Sedgwick to perform at their best," Browne said.
"Sedgwick has been one of our most consistent Employer of Choice award winners," said Joyce Gioia, CEO of Employer of Choice International, Inc. "It is impressive that, even through a series of acquisitions, they have continued to earn this coveted designation. Sedgwick's dedication to their colleagues is evident in their improving scores."
Sedgwick is the only risk and insurance services organization to be designated an Employer of Choice.
Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. is the leading global provider of technology-enabled 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 13,000 colleagues in some 275 offices located in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. The company specializes in workers' compensation; disability, FMLA and other employee absence; managed care; general, automobile and professional liability; property loss adjusting; warranty and credit card claims services; fraud and investigation; structured settlements; Medicare compliance solutions; and forensic investigations. Sedgwick and its affiliates design and implement customized programs based on proven practices and advanced technology that exceed client expectations. Sedgwick's majority shareholder is KKR; Stone Point Capital LLC and other management investors are minority shareholders. For more, see www.sedgwick.com.
About Employer of Choice
Employer of Choice® is a certification mark of Employer of Choice International, Inc. Employer of Choice International, Inc., certifies those few employers who qualify as Employers of Choice. For more information about the characteristics of the "Employer of Choice" workplace, see www.employerofchoice.com and How to Become an Employer of Choice by Roger E. Herman and Joyce L. Gioia (Oakhill Press, 2000).
SOURCE Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.