Serco Group announced Kai Skvarla is joining as head of international maritime programs, responsible for overseeing international maritime growth and cross-divisional maritime business development opportunities.
Skvarla will report to CEO Rupert Soames, and will work directly with Serco’s divisional chief executives on maritime opportunities worldwide.
“We are very excited to welcome Kai to the Serco team. His success leading growth by developing new markets in the maritime arena and collaborating with other companies across the globe, is exactly what we are looking for in this position,” Soames said.
Skvarla brings more than 20 years of maritime experience to Serco. He served most recently as president of BMT Designers & Planners, a provider of naval architecture and marine engineering services.
Prior to his 11 years at BMT, he was the naval shipbuilding program manager for the Coast Guard’s National Security Cutter Program.
“I am excited to join the Serco team and to have the opportunity to co-ordinate Serco’s international maritime capabilities,” Skvarla said. “The Serco team has already undertaken extensive strategic work to build new maritime business and I look forward to bringing continued leadership to those efforts as I see tremendous opportunity for Serco ahead.”