LONDON, 2 NOVEMBER 2020 – The Shipowners’ Club, the leading P&I insurer in the smaller and specialist vessel sector, is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Hamblin, Chief Information Officer, to its Management Board.
Mark’s appointment comes after eight years working for the Club, in which time he has become integral to the successful IT function, developing strategies and systems that have enhanced the Club’s fundamental operations. Mark’s appointment to the Board signifies the Club’s commitment towards greater digital transformation and its ambition to remain at the forefront of technological developments that benefit its large Membership.
Commenting on the appointment the Club’s CEO, Simon Swallow, stated: “I am delighted to announce the appointment of our first Chief Information Officer to the Club’s Management Board. As a mutual insurer, we have witnessed how intelligent IT systems can develop and enhance our core offerings. Mark’s presence on the Board will enable us to more readily identify these opportunities, ensuring our staff are equipped with the best tools available to provide Members and their brokers with the highest levels of service.”
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The Shipowners’ Club is a mutual marine liability insurer, providing Protection and Indemnity insurance for small and specialist vessels since 1855. The Club is a member of the International Group of P&I Clubs and works with more than 600 brokers globally to insure over 33,000 vessels across a range of operating sectors and geographical areas.