Sedgwick appoints new head of business development for Africa and Middle East

By: Sedgwick

Patrick Peters joins Sedgwick as head of business development for Africa and the Middle East

Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, announced the appointment of Patrick Peters as its head of business development for Africa and the Middle East. 

Peters brings a wealth of international experience and a high level of expertise specific to Africa and the Middle East markets working with large insurance companies. Most recently he was managing accounts across many territories including Egypt and South Africa as the head of international partnerships. He led the facilitation of business placement in territories such as the Ivory Coast, Kenya, Morocco, and Saudi Arabia. He also served as an operations manager for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in Algeria, Lebanon, Liberia, Syria and Zimbabwe. 

“This new role has been developed to drive our growth in an exciting region. There are tremendous opportunities for Sedgwick to support our clients across both Africa and the Middle East,” said Eric Malterre, Sedgwick international chief client officer. “Patrick will be an asset by leading our business development with his local knowledge expertise and having a true understanding of the needs and complexities of the territory.” 

In his new role, he will work closely with country leaders and teams to promote the capabilities of Sedgwick. 

Peters said, “I am excited to be part of Sedgwick and to support the expansion of our services in Africa and the Middle East. We have a unique opportunity to serve our clients and provide new clients with resources to help their businesses.”