MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sedgwick, the leading global provider of technology-enabled claims and productivity management solutions, announced today that it has been recertified as an Employer of Choice®, a designation granted to a select few 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 results of a survey of its entire colleague base and an independent assessment of the company's culture, leadership, care of people, and compensation and benefits practices by the Employer of Choice advisory board.
"Receiving this distinction once again demonstrates the Employer of Choice organization's high regard for our continued efforts to make Sedgwick a great place to work," said Terri Browne, Sedgwick's chief people officer. "Our recertification as an Employer of Choice reflects our collective commitment to responding to colleague feedback, implementing best practices on an organizational level, and making meaningful improvements in our local offices, business units and corporate departments.
"We have always known what a unique organization Sedgwick is, but it is very gratifying to receive such prestigious external recognition for our care of people," Browne said.
"It is most impressive that even with its significant growth, Sedgwick has once more qualified for this coveted designation," said Joyce Gioia, CEO of Employer of Choice International, Inc.
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 more than 12,000 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).