Markel Revamps Excess Casualty Leadership Team

April 16, 2018

Markel Corp. has reorganized the leadership structure of its excess casualty team, the underwriting unit with teams in the U.S., Bermuda, Dublin and London.

Matt Mullen and Colin Shaw, both managing directors, Casualty, reporting to Alan Rodrigues, executive underwriting officer, Casualty. Mullen and Shaw are responsible for running the risk management excess casualty business within the Markel Assurance division, focusing on broker relationships and making Markel a more attractive market.

Mullen is based in New York and leads the excess casualty underwriting teams located in the U.S. and Bermuda. Mullen has been with Markel since 2007. Elizabeth Stewart, senior director, reports to Mullen and now oversees Markel’s excess casualty underwriting efforts in Bermuda.

Shaw is based in Dublin and leads the European excess casualty teams in Dublin and London. Siobhan Walshe reports to Shaw and oversees day-to-day operations of the excess casualty business in London.

The excess casualty underwriting unit focuses on large accounts and targets Fortune 1000 companies and businesses that specialize in health care, life sciences, transportation, industrials, construction, and energy.

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