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Risk management veteran Christopher Mandel joins Sedgwick

Posted On: Jan. 16, 2013 12:00 AM CST

Risk management veteran Christopher Mandel joins Sedgwick

Sedgwick Claims Management Services Inc. has named Christopher E. Mandel as senior vice president, strategic solutions, Sedgwick said Wednesday.

Previously, Mr. Mandel has served as head of enterprise risk management at the United States Automobile Association and as president of the Risk & Insurance Management Society Inc.

Most recently, he was executive vice president, professional services at rPM3 Solutions L.L.C., a management consulting and solutions firm, while also acting as president and managing consultant at Excellence in Risk Management L.L.C., an independent consulting firm.

“Chris has made an indelible mark on the insurance and risk management industry and exhibits the forward thinking on which our organization thrives,” said David A. North, president and CEO of Sedgwick, in a statement. “The challenges our clients face are becoming more complex, and these are coupled with unprecedented pressure to improve performance. Chris' proven leadership and experience in tackling these types of issues will be an invaluable asset to both our clients and colleagues.”

In 2004, Mr. Mandel was named Risk Manager of the Year® by Business Insurance.

He is based in Nashville, Tenn.