Skuld, a leading marine insurance provider, today announces that Hilde Søbstad Løvskar has been appointed chief legal officer (CLO). Løvskar now heads the corporate legal department and joins Skuld’s executive management team.
Løvskar started in Skuld as an intern in June 2009. She became a maritime trainee in Skuld and participated in the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association’s trainee programme. Since 2012 Løvskar has been corporate legal counsel. In this role she has also been the company secretary and worked closely with management and Skuld’s board.
Ståle Hansen, Skuld president and CEO, said: “I am very pleased to announce the new chief legal officer position, and under Hilde’s leadership our corporate legal department will continue to build on their excellent legal services to support Skuld’s strategy of innovation, diversification and sustainable growth.
Løvskar added: “I am proud to be given the opportunity to lead Skuld’s corporate legal team. In my previous roles in Skuld I have been close to Skuld’s operations, and I look forward to continue contributing in providing the competence and service that our members and clients rely on.”
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Skuld is a world leading marine insurance provider with a strong financial position and an ‘A’ rating with Standard & Poor’s. We cater to the needs of shipowners, the offshore and energy sector, charterers and traders, ports and terminals, cargo and the superyacht community.
Skuld was established in 1897 as a P&I club for Scandinavian shipowners. Since then, we have grown into a diversified marine insurer and now offer bespoke covers through Skuld P&I, Skuld SMA and Skuld 1897, a syndicate at Lloyd’s.
With headquarters in Oslo and a worldwide office network of around 270 highly skilled employees, we provide our members and clients with service and competence they can rely on, 24 hours a day.
Skuld was the first member of the International Group of P&I clubs to publish six-month and nine-month results in addition to its annual review and has done so since 2003. Transparent, clear and precise communication with members, clients and brokers, the general public and the media is a priority for Skuld. Our objective is to ensure that all information that is made available by Skuld is accurate and relevant, and we continuously develop our communication with stakeholders.