4 People on the Move

Sedgwick names a head of client services, Risk Strategies names Michael Grant its employee benefits practice leader and more in this edition of People on the Move.
By: | November 20, 2019

Arent Fox Appoints New Partner to New York Office

Arent Fox, an insurance and reinsurance group, has announced the addition of newest partner John J. Sarchio to its New York office.

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Sarchio has nearly four decades of experience on a wide variety of matters.

“We are excited to welcome John to the firm – he is an outstanding lawyer with a proven ability to strategically navigate insurance law in the US and abroad,” said Elliott M. Kroll, who leads the firm’s Insurance & Reinsurance practice. “We are confident he will be a valuable addition to our team and our firm.”

Prior to joining Arent Fox, John was a partner at an AmLaw 200 firm. He earned his JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he served as Executive Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review.

Daniela Compton Promoted to Account Manager at RT Specialty

Daniella Compton, account manager, RT Specialty

Daniela Compton has been promoted to account manager within RT Specialty’s national environmental and construction professional liability practice. She is responsible for supporting the new business, marketing, sales and coverage assessment activities of the company’s senior management.

Prior to joining RT Specialty last year, Daniela worked for nearly a decade in the hospitality industry where she held multiple supervisory positions.

“Daniela joined one year ago and in a short time has continually proven her value to this organization and our clients,” says Jeff Slivka, president, national environmental and construction professional practice.

“She has dedicated herself to learning our business after spending eight years in the hospitality industry. Daniela’s responsive, meticulous work ethic has rapidly ingratiated her to both RT staff and our national base of agents and brokers.”

Sedgwick Names Wayne Manning Head of Client Services, International Division

Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, has appointed Wayne Manning to the position of head of client services for its international division.

Manning joins Sedgwick with over 25 years of experience in insurance, claims and relationship management.

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“I am delighted to join the Sedgwick international team and looking forward to building upon Sedgwick’s success to deliver dynamic and innovative solutions to further benefit our clients,” said Manning.

“Client services continues to be an integral offering for our international clients, and with Wayne’s experience, expertise and passion for the sector, we will continue to be regarded as a world leader in the industry,” said Eric Malterre, chief client officer for Sedgwick’s international division.

Wayne has been described as highly skilled at managing multinational corporate programs.

“We are constantly improving and enhancing our team so that our clients, irrespective of where they may be, receive the award-winning service they expect from Sedgwick,” Malterre said. “The future for our client services division is looking very bright, and with Wayne’s appointment, clients can look forward to the best possible business solutions in the market.”

Risk Strategies Names Michael S. Grant, Employee Benefits Practice Leader

Michael S. Grant, employee benefits practice leader, Risk Strategies

National insurance brokerage and risk management firm Risk Strategies has announced that Michael S. Grant has been appointed to employee benefits practice leader for the company’s Greater New York region.

“Risk Strategies’ employee benefits practice is committed to hiring and retaining the best experts in the industry in order to deliver superior service,” said John Greenbaum, National Employee Benefits Practice Leader at Risk Strategies.

“Michael’s background and proven ability to drive growth through innovation makes him a perfect fit as we continue to build out our national practice and create unmatched value for our clients.”

Prior to joining Risk Strategies, Grant was senior vice president and managing director of a brokerage in New York City. He also has a decade of experience at a top ten national broker. &

Emily Spennato is a staff writer with Risk & Insurance. She can be reached at [email protected]

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