Organisation and management

Company profile Schouten Zekerheid

Schouten Zekerheid mediates as insurance broker for companies, institutions, associations and individuals and is an authorised agent for several insurance companies. The company was founded in 1953 by Jaap Schouten. Thanks to organic growth and several acquisitions, Schouten Zekerheid has become a leading independent insurance broker from the late 90s onwards.

Flat organisation

Approximately 150 employees work for Schouten Zekerheid in the Netherlands. Our "flat" organisation allows us to respond quickly and appropriately. Our account managers, consultants and sales support colleagues maintain the relationships with our customers. Product, administration and automation specialists are responsible for the back office.

Operating companies

Schouten Zekerheid is the name of the group of companies belonging to Schouten Insurance Holding BV: Schouten Zekerheid Makelaars in Assurantiën B.V., Schouten Zekerheid Assuradeuren B.V. and Schouten Zekerheid Employee Benefits B.V.

Interest

Schouten Zekerheid also has a 100% interest in Kok Assurantiën B.V. and Boelaars & Lambert. Boelaars & Lambert is based in Eindhoven and Rotterdam and is specialized in logistics and transport insurance. Kok Assurantiën is based in Rotterdam and is a niche player specialised in fire and liability insurance for Home Owner Associations.

Labels

In addition to the Schouten Zekerheid "label", more labels are used, particularly for the management of insurance services

What we stand for

Our company stands for independence, expertise and security:

  • Independence: We have no corporate connection with insurance companies.
  • Expertise: We work with professional and experienced staff that all possess the qualifications required under the Financial Supervision Act. Young and less experienced employees attend training programmes leading to qualifications as set by the Financial Supervision Act. Moreover, they are supervised by staff that already possesses the qualifications.
  • Certainty: Our customers can rely on our advice and insurances. We investigate and advise on the best insurance for the client, regardless whether it is a professional or private insurance. We have a clear advice and information process, and our remuneration is always transparent. We are clear about our services.
Management Schouten Zekerheid

The central management of Schouten Zekerheid consist (from left):

  • Wilco de Haan (1972) Director
  • Roelof van Woerden (1954) Financial Director
  • Eric Kreft (1960) Commercial Director
  • Rob van Os (1957) Partner and Managing Director
Numbers

The total gross turnover of Schouten Zekerheid in 2016 amouts to € 24 million.

This ranks Schouten Zekerheid among the top 10 largest insurance brokers in the Netherlands.

The balance total of the group in the Netherlands is € 37 million.