Columbus, OH – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk and benefits solutions, has announced plans to expand its operations in the Columbus Region, creating more than 100 new jobs. Hiring will begin in Q1 2018.
Sedgwick is expanding at its Hilliard, Ohio location to accommodate the rapid growth of its client base. The company currently has 300 colleagues in Hilliard and another 450 in nearby Dublin.
“We value the strong relationships we’ve built with the City of Hilliard and across the Columbus Region and are excited about the ongoing growth of our presence in the area,” said Marwan Shiblaq, Sedgwick managing director in Central Ohio.
Sedgwick takes care of people and organizations by delivering cost-effective claims, productivity, managed care, risk consulting and other services through the dedication and expertise of nearly 15,000 colleagues in 275 offices located in the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Ireland.
“Sedgwick is an industry leader, and we are proud that Hilliard’s strong business climate and talented workforce gave the company the confidence it needed to grow in our community,” said Hilliard Mayor Donald Schonhardt.
“Sedgwick’s expansion in Hilliard illustrates the significant role Central Ohio plays in supporting rapid growth in the financial services sector,” said Valentina Isakina, managing director for financial institutions at JobsOhio. “Along with Columbus 2020, we are excited that more than 100 new colleagues will provide claims management solutions for Sedgwick’s customers throughout the country.”
Sedgwick’s job openings will be posted online. Interested applicants are encouraged to visit Sedgwick.com to learn about career opportunities.
Financial and insurance-related activities comprise the top sector of economic output in the Columbus Region.
Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk and benefits solutions. At Sedgwick, caring counts®; the company takes care of people and organizations by delivering cost-effective claims, productivity, managed care, risk consulting and other services through the dedication and expertise of more than 15,000 colleagues in some 275 offices located in the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Ireland. Sedgwick facilitates financial and personal health and helps customers and consumers navigate complexity by designing and implementing customized programs based on proven practices and advanced technology that exceed expectations. Sedgwick’s majority shareholder is KKR; Stone Point Capital LLC, La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and other management investors are minority shareholders. Learn more at Sedgwick.com.
About Columbus 2020
As the economic development organization for the Columbus Region, Columbus 2020’s mission is to generate opportunity and build capacity for economic growth across 11 Central Ohio counties. In 2010, hundreds of business and community leaders developed the Columbus 2020 Regional Growth Strategy, and the Columbus Region is now experiencing the strongest decade of growth in its history. The Columbus 2020 team conducts business outreach, promotes the Columbus Region to market-leading companies around the world, conducts customized research to better understand the Columbus Region’s competitiveness, and works to leverage public, private and institutional partnerships. Funding is received from more than 300 private organizations, local governments, academic institutions and JobsOhio. Learn more at ColumbusRegion.com.
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