Markel International News

Markel Leads Lloyd’s Livestock Consortium, Covering Up to $30M Per Location

Markel International, the London-based specialist insurer, has joined forces with Tokio Marine Kiln, Pembroke and AEGIS London to lead the Markel livestock consortium, offering cover of up to $30 million per location for livestock risks. The consortium offers larger single …

Markel International Enters Marine Equipment Market with Senior Execs Appointed

Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Andy Lane, senior underwriter, in its newly created marine equipment business, part of its marine, energy and property division. Lane joins David Stallard, underwriter, who started his role earlier in the year. With …

Heaven Moves from Aon to Markel International’s Credit & Political Risk Division

Markel International, the London-based specialist insurer and subsidiary of Markel Corp., has appointed Lida Heaven as an underwriter in its trade credit and political risk division. Heaven previously worked as a political risk and structured credit broker at Aon Risk Solutions. …

London-Based Markel International Simplifies Structure of Wholesale Business

Markel International, the London-based specialist insurer and subsidiary of Markel Corp., has simplified the structure of its wholesale business, reducing the number of operating divisions from seven to three. These three divisions are: 1) marine, energy and property, 2) specialty …

Talbot & Markel Offer D&O Facility in MEA Region with Per-Risk Capacity of $30M

Talbot Underwriting Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Validus Holdings Ltd., has joined forces with specialist insurer Markel International to provide a facility for directors and officers risks in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) marketplace. Offered through Lloyd’s Dubai, …

Markel International Launches Fintech Business Protection Cover

Markel International, the London-based specialist insurance subsidiary of Markel Corp., has launched a policy offering comprehensive protection for businesses in the financial technology (fintech) sector, which includes trading platforms, forex platforms and peer-to-peer crowdfunding sites. In financial services businesses, where …

Markel International Appoints Loader as Senior Underwriter, Marine Trades 

Markel International, the London-based specialist insurer, has appointed Steve Loader as senior underwriter, marine trades, in its marine and energy division. Loader joins Markel from RSA Plc where he had been a senior transportation underwriter since 2009 and was responsible …

Markel International Names Hope as Senior Underwriter, Head of Mgmt. Liability

Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Antony Hope as senior underwriter and head of the management liability account in its professional and financial risks division (PFR). Reporting to divisional managing director, James Hastings, Hope will manage and underwrite the …

Markel International Appoints Hu to Head China Business

Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Hu Qianhai to head its business in the People’s Republic of China, based in Shanghai. Markel has had a presence in China since 2011, when it opened a representative office in Beijing and …

Ang Becomes Chief Representative for Markel International, Malaysia

Markel International has appointed Andy Ang as chief representative of Markel International in Malaysia. Based in Markel International Labuan marketing office in Kuala Lumpur, Ang will focus on professional and financial risks as well as overseeing a wider scope of …