22 - 27 August 2019

VSK Joint-Stock Insurance Company to become WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Partner


29.05.2019, 10:33

VSK Joint-Stock Insurance Company will become the WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Official Partner. On 16 May 2019, the official agreement was signed.

As part of the agreement, VSK will insure the real estate and movable property of the WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Competition Organizers. The agreement provides for the insurance of the Kazan Expo building, the Universiade Village, the WorldSkills Kazan 2019 property complex, as well as equipment and tools brought by member countries, sponsors and stakeholders. In addition, all participants of the event, as well as volunteers, will be provided with the accident insurance. The total number of the insured parties will reach 4,564.

“Reliable insurance protection of venues, property, all participants and volunteers is an integral part of holding such a large-scale event as the WorldSkills Competition. Welcome to our team!”, said Emil Gubaydullin, WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Project Executive.

“VSK understands the importance of the recognition of qualified specialists and demonstration of their professional skills. The WorldSkills Competition is an effective tool for training and sharing experience with foreign colleagues. Such a large-scale international event requires reliable insurance protection”, noted Oleg Ovsyanitsky, CEO of VSK.

“We are glad that the WorldSkills Competition will be held in Kazan for the first time. We are especially happy that the insurance protection of this unique event has been entrusted to VSK”, said Sergey Bolotaev, Director of VSK Kazan Branch.

About WorldSkills Kazan 2019

The 45th WorldSkills Competition – the main international event of 2019 in Russia – will take place in Kazan on 22-27 August 2019.

Kazan won the right to host the Competition in 2015 having been ahead of other WorldSkills International member countries after voting. The WorldSkills Russia movement embraces 85 Russian regions and is one of the leading staff training projects.

VSK Joint-Stock Insurance Company

VSK has been operating since 1992. It is a universal insurance company providing services to individuals and legal entities throughout Russia. The company is consistently in the top 10 insurers of the country according to dues and fees. More than 30 million people and 500,000 organizations have used VSK products and services. The regional chain of the company is presented by more than 500 offices in Russia. Reliability and financial stability of the company are confirmed by leading Russian and international rating agencies: “ruAA” – according to the rating agency “Expert RA” and “BB-” – according to the international scale Fitch Ratings. Website – www.vsk.ru.

Press Office of WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Competition Organizer