LONDON (June 9, 2008) - Stewart Title Ltd., the primary underwriter for European transactions for Stewart Information Services Corp., is pleased to announce the appointment of Kristina Suslikova to Business Development Manager in the Slovak Republic.
Ms. Suslikova joins Stewart after practicing real estate law in the Slovak Republic since 2002. She is also experienced in business contracts as well as claims and proposals in commercial, civil, penal and administrative law. In her previous position, she was a senior court clerk at the Special Court of Justice in Pezinok where she managed the court department. Ms. Suslikova has also held positions within the Government of the Slovak Republic and Transparency International Slovakia.
With expertise in the local real estate market, she will be responsible for introducing new business and maintaining the current business and relationships within the Slovakian market.
“We are pleased to welcome Kristina to her new position, and we look forward to having her local expertise in the Slovak office,” said Steven M. Lessack, Chief Executive Officer, Stewart Title Ltd. “As an active member of the existing Slovak real estate industry and with more than five years of experience working as a real estate lawyer, Kristina has the perfect combination for understanding the local market and where to find the next opportunities.”
Stewart Title is the title insurance leader in Central Europe with more than EUR six billion in transactions completed over the last four years. Stewart’s title insurance, gap coverage and escrow services are available across Central Europe and for cross border transactions. The company specializes in solving market specific issues with local expertise and customized underwriting.
“The addition of Kristina strengthens our existing team in Slovakia,” said Zdenek Valka, Country Manager for Czech Republic and Slovakia. “With the new market opportunities available, we are looking forward to growing our presence in Eastern Europe even further.”
Ms. Suslikova will be working from Stewart’s Slovak office at 831 03 Bratislava 3 and can be reached at tel: (+421) 2-4463 7005, mobile: (+421) 911-713 994 or email: email@example.com.
About Stewart Title Ltd.
Stewart Title Ltd. is a title insurance company regulated by the Financial Services Authority and registered in England and Wales under number 2770166. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Title Guaranty Company, Stewart Title Limited is the primary underwriter of UK, European, Australian and New Zealand transactions. The company’s operations are headquartered in London with offices throughout the UK, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Stewart Title Ltd. delivers a host of legal indemnity products, streamlining the conveyancing and closing process and helping solicitors creatively overcome difficult title situations. For more information, visit www.stewarttitle.co.uk.
Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC) is a customer-driven, technology-enabled, strategically competitive, real estate information, title insurance and transaction management company. Stewart provides title insurance and related information services required for settlement by the real estate and mortgage industries throughout the United States and international markets. Stewart also provides post-closing lender services, automated county clerk land records, property ownership mapping, geographic information systems, property information reports, flood certificates, document preparation, background checks and expertise in tax-deferred exchanges. More information can be found at www.stewart.com.
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