Memphis, TN – Sedgwick announced today that Robert A. Johnson has been promoted to executive vice president of specialty operations.
In that role, Johnson will have management responsibility for the company’s professional liability, consumer claims, Medicare compliance, structured settlements, Ohio state fund, and unemployment insurance units. He will also assume oversight of Sedgwick’s special investigative unit (SIU), another new and growing segment of the company’s business.
Johnson has been with Sedgwick since 1992, when he joined the company’s program management team in the Columbia, South Carolina office. Since that time, he has earned several promotions, serving as regional account executive, national director of program management, and ultimately as managing director of Sedgwick’s specialty operations business unit. Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of South Carolina.
“Robert Johnson brings to his new role more than 20 years of experience in claims management and the development of lasting client relationships,” said David A. North, Sedgwick’s president and CEO. “The knowledge he has gained throughout his years of producing excellent program results, promoting client
satisfaction, managing business development opportunities, and ensuring regulatory compliance positions him well to foster continued growth for Sedgwick’s specialty lines of business.”
Johnson will continue to be based at Sedgwick’s headquarters in Memphis.