Memphis, TN – Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., the leader in technology-enabled claims and productivity management solutions, announced that K. Max Koonce, II, has been named senior vice president of client services for the company’s casualty retail business unit.
Regarded as one of America’s foremost experts on workers’ compensation and retail risk management, Koonce was most recently senior director of risk management for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., the nation’s largest private-sector employer. He simultaneously served as president of Claims Management, Inc., Wal-Mart’s wholly owned third-party administrator.
An attorney by trade, he was previously an administrative law judge for the Arkansas Workers’ Compensation Commission and an appellate court justice for the Arkansas Court of Appeals. Koonce is a member of the board of the National Council of Self Insurers and frequently shares his expertise with industry association meetings and conferences.
“We could not be more excited to have Max Koonce join the Sedgwick team,” said Scott Rogers, executive vice president of casualty operations. “Not only does he have a solid reputation for excellence in risk management, but he is also a true industry thought leader. His extensive knowledge and passion for innovation will be great assets to our company and our valued clients.”