Gard, the Norwegian shipowner-controlled provider of P&I, marine and energy insurance, has named Christian Pritchard-Davies Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective January 1st, 2020.
Currently, Pritchard-Davies serves as Vice President – Head of Infrastructure & Operations at Gard, having joined the firm in 2014 from Skretting Group in Stavanger, Norway, where he was Senior Business Controller.
Gard’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Rolf Thore Roppestad, commented: “I am pleased that we have been able to fill this strategically important role from within Gard. Christian offers us a strong combination of in-depth financial understanding and strategic insight about the group’s structure, operational needs and the future challenges.
“Over the last several years, Christian has been deeply involved in a number of key projects for the group and has demonstrated his capabilities in tackling key issues and thinking strategically. There is no doubt that as the marine insurance industry continues to develop and evolve, these skills will be of tremendous value to the group.”
The P&I, marine and energy insurer has gross written premiums of USD 800 million, with 500 staff in 13 offices across the globe.