MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sedgwick, the leader in technology-enabled claims and productivity management solutions, announced that Denise Fleury, senior vice president of disability and absence management, received the 2014 Partnership Award from the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC). Fleury was honored during the DMEC's 19th Annual Conference in Las Vegas.
DMEC promotes education and professional networking in the integrated disability and absence management industry. Each year, DMEC recognizes one of its members whose volunteer efforts and overall passion for the industry have helped the organization succeed.
Fleury has made many significant contributions to the organization, including volunteering her time to update the fall 2014 curriculum materials for the Certified Professional in Disability Management program. She has also worked to enhance the nationally-recognized DMEC Tools of the Trade guidebook, which will be published this fall. In addition, Fleury is a regular contributor to the @Work magazine column "Absence Matters" and is a member of the DMEC Executive Advisory Board.
Fleury has more than 25 years of experience in occupational and non-occupational disability and absence management. She serves as an expert resource for Sedgwick's client services team and helps to identify opportunities for key program enhancements.
Previously, Fleury was a senior consultant in the national absence management practice at Mercer. During her career, she has served as a consultant for both public and private employers and assisted in the design and implementation of their programs.
"I am honored to receive this award and to be a part of an organization that does so much to benefit employers and the industry as a whole," Fleury said. "I enjoy working with fellow DMEC members to create the tools employers need to develop successful programs and build champions within their own organizations."
For more information on DMEC, please visit their website at www.dmec.org.
Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. is the leading North American 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 more than 11,000 colleagues in some 200 offices located in the U.S. and Canada. The company specializes in workers' compensation; disability, FMLA, and other employee absences; 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 more, see www.sedgwick.com.