Markel International News

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 …

Markel Int’l. Appoints Tidey Assistant Marine Underwriter in Singapore

Specialist insurer Markel International has appointed Luke Tidey as an assistant marine underwriter in its Singapore office. He joins the team in Singapore from Markel’s Stockholm office where he held the same position.  Prior to that, he was a marine …

Brokers Missing Out on Big Opportunities in Trade Credit Insurance Market

Agents and brokers who are not selling trade credit insurance – also known as receivables insurance – are missing huge opportunities but also opening themselves up to errors and omission (E&O) exposures, according to trade credit insurance experts. Worldwide capacity …

Allied World Europe Acquires Markel Int’l.’s Aviation Renewal Rights

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG and Markel International announced that they have entered into an agreement for Allied to acquire the renewal rights to a book of aviation business written by Lloyd’s Syndicate 1400 and Markel Europe plc. The …

Markel International Names Tun Senior Claims Adjuster

Markel International Limited has appointed Esther Tun as a senior claims adjuster. Tun joins Markel International following earlier appointments as a professional lines claims adjuster at Aspen Insurance UK Limited and at QBE Insurance (Europe) Limited. Reporting to claims manager, …

Markel Promotes Richardson to European Retail Claims Manager

London-based specialty insurer Markel International Limited has appointed Mike Richardson as European retail claims manager. Previously claims manager for Markel International’s UK retail division, a position he held for 10 years, his promotion will now see him responsible for all …

Hastings Joins Markel’s Professional, Financial Risks Unit; Replaces Retired Armes

James Hastings has been appointed managing director of Markel International’s professional and financial risks division in London. He replaces David Armes, who retired in December 2012 after more than 10 years with Markel. James joins Markel from QBE Insurance (Europe) …