Skuld, a world-leading marine insurance provider, today announces senior appointments in its London office. Matthew Burton will take on a new role as senior vice-president (SVP), global business development, effective 22 September 2021.
Burton will report to chief business development officer, Gregory Thomas. “Matt’s new role really seeks to emphasise our overall growth ambitions on a global level; His work in Skuld London these past nine years has helped us reach a much stronger market position in London and elsewhere. With a clear focus on business development globally we are excited by the prospect of what Matt may be able to achieve,” Thomas said.
Concurrently Paul Fry, SVP and head of hull, London, will assume the role as head of office in London.
Ståle Hansen, Skuld president and CEO said: “Paul is not only a recognised leader in his field as chairman of the Joint Hull Committee and a member of the IUMI Ocean Hull Committee but in the five years he has been with Skuld we have been overwhelmed by the positive impact that he has on the organisation through his leadership. I am absolutely delighted that he is in a position to take on the role as head of office in London as well as maintaining his existing and extensive responsibilities, when Matt takes on his new global business development role.”