ORLANDO, Fla. (PRWEB) August 01, 2013
Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., a provider of innovative, technology-enabled claims and productivity management solutions, will create up to 225 new jobs over the next three years. The Memphis-based company will open a 30,000-square-foot call center in Orlando and make a $1.29 million capital investment in Orange County, Fla.
“Orlando is a leader in the business services industry, so we were confident we would be able to find talented colleagues with the right skill sets in this area. Our decision to locate here was fairly easy,” said Charles Cooper, senior vice president, service center operations, Sedgwick.
“We are proud that Sedgwick has decided to expand their operations in the Orlando region,” said Rick Weddle, president and CEO of the Metro Orlando EDC. “Since they have another facility located in Lake Mary, they were already familiar with the talented workforce and educational assets in the region.”
The Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission (EDC) provided the company with community and incentive information, employer reviews and local contacts for labor and training and contact center associations.
The new facility will be located in east Orlando.
About Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.
Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. is the leading North American provider of innovative claims and productivity management solutions. Sedgwick and its affiliated companies deliver cost-effective claims, productivity, managed care, risk consulting, and other services to clients through the expertise of more than 10,000 colleagues in 195 offices located in the U.S. and Canada. The company specializes in workers’ compensation; disability, FMLA, and other employee absence; managed care; general, automobile, and professional liability; warranty and credit card claims services; fraud and investigation; structured settlements; and Medicare compliance solutions. Sedgwick and its affiliates design and implement customized programs based on proven practices and advanced technology that exceed client expectations. For eight years in a row, Sedgwick has been awarded the distinguished Employer of Choice® certification, the only third-party administrator (TPA) to receive this designation. In 2011 and 2012, the company was named the Best Overall Large Account TPA by buyers of risk services through an independent survey conducted by Business Insurance. For more, see http://www.sedgwick.com.
About the Metro Orlando EDC
The Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission (EDC) is a not-for-profit, private/public partnership. The EDC serves Orange, Seminole, Lake and Osceola counties and the City of Orlando in Florida. Since its start in 1977, the EDC, with the support of its community partners, has assisted thousands of companies relocate, expand and grow in the four-county Metro Orlando (Florida) region. This has led to the creation of more than 173,000 jobs; over $9.4 billion in capital investment; and more than 78.8 million square feet of office and industrial space leased or constructed. For more information, visit http://www.OrlandoEDC.com.