The firm said Dixon’s appointment follows a period of growth for Sedgwick in the UK and she will focus on generating new business, strengthening client relationships, and working with the operational teams to deliver “best-in-class services to existing and prospective clients”.
With over 10 years of experience in the insurance sector Dixon joins Sedgwick from a major insurance group and brings proven expertise in vendor and operational management, selection and oversight across multiple lines of business.
She is also experienced in the design and build of operational claims teams; and relationship management across claims, underwriting, sales, brokers, managing general agents (MGAs) and vendors.
Dixon is well known for her work for Insurance United Against Dementia (IUAD) where she is on the board and regularly speaks at industry events to help raise awareness of dementia.
Dixon will replace Mark George, who is due to retire in May after 25 years with the company.
David Aiston, strategic business development director for Sedgwick in the UK, said: “I am extremely pleased to welcome Hannah to the Sedgwick family. We always aim to bring in fresh, young talent to help us meet our ambitious growth plans and respond to increasing demand of our clients.
“I also would like to take this opportunity to thank Mark for his 25 years of exceptional service at Sedgwick and his unique contributions to the company. Mark is highly respected and well known across our client base and has delivered a significant contribution to the growth of Sedgwick and its legacy businesses. I wish him all the best in his retirement.”