Norway-based marine insurer Skuld has appointed John Howe to the new role of senior vice president, business development, based in London. Howe will focus on further developing Skuld’s P&I portfolio. He takes up his role in late September and will report to chief business development officer Gregory Thomas.
Howe’s career spans more than 40 years within the shipping and insurance industries. He spent 27 years working for the North of England P&I Club and recently left as an underwriting director, having joined as a claims executive in 1989. He was mainly responsible for underwriting across Europe, particularly around the Mediterranean, the Baltic states, Scandinavia and Russia. He was also an underwriter for the MSMI Hull and Machinery Club.