Skuld reinforces casualty management

Press release

Published: 14 January 2014

Skuld has appointed Sandro Vuylsteke in the new role of global casualty co-ordinator.

Reinforcing Skuld’s commitment to first-class service, Vuylsteke will lead Skuld’s casualty support group. He will be responsible for developing processes and systems to ensure Skuld has a well-trained and highly qualified team ready to deal with casualties in an efficient and professional way.

Vuylsteke, based in the Copenhagen office, will work closely with Skuld business unit leaders and casualty co-ordinators to ensure optimal handling of casualty cases. He was previously head of claims, in Skuld Copenhagen. In connection with Vuylsteke’s appointment, Skuld has named Krester Kroeger Kjaer as Vice President, Head of Claims in Skuld Copenhagen.

Douglas Jacobsohn, Skuld CEO and president; said: “Skuld has seen significant growth in the past 10 years. In addition to diversification, we have invested in people to ensure we can continue to deliver the service excellence with which Skuld is synonymous. As casualties become more complex, it is essential that we have the capabilities to support our members and clients with professional casualty management services.”

Vuylsteke added: “The creation of this role is an important milestone in Skuld’s commitment to providing the best service available to our members and clients, and I look forward to working with the casualty support group and the Business Units to reinforce Skuld’s position as one of the world’s leading providers of marine insurance.”