Markel International News

Markel International Merges Professional and Financial Risks Division With Cyber Team

Markel International, a subsidiary of Markel Corp., announced it will merge its professional and financial risks (PFR) division with its recently expanded cyber team. The decision to merge the two divisions is part of the wholesale business’ efforts to simplify …

People Moves: Strategic Risk Solutions Taps Marsh’s Meindersma to Lead Canada Expansion; Markel Int’l Promotes 3 in Wholesale Claims Leadership Team

This edition of International People Moves details appointments at Strategic Risk Solutions and Markel International. A summary of these new hires follows here. Strategic Risk Solutions Taps Marsh’s Meindersma to Lead Canada Expansion Strategic Risk Solutions (SRS), the independent insurance …

People Moves: Marsh Promotes Trueba to CEO of Marsh Spain; Markel Int’l Appoints Arch’s Dressler as Head of Warranty and Indemnity

This edition of International People Moves details appointments at Marsh Spain and Markel International. A summary of these new announcements follows here. Marsh Promotes Trueba to CEO of Marsh Spain Marsh, the insurance broker and risk adviser, announced the appointment …

People Moves: Latitude Brokers Names Cannock Managing Director, Singapore; Howden M&A Bolsters Asia Pacific Team; Markel Int’l Bolsters Media/Entertainment Team

This edition of International People Moves details appointments at Latitude Brokers, Howden M&A in Asia Pacific, and Markel International. A summary of these new hires follows here. Latitude Brokers Names Cannock Managing Director, Singapore Latitude Brokers, recently acquired by Filhet-Allard …

People Moves: Great American P&C Promotes Cohen, Kadnar; Markel Adds Hiscox’s Wakeham as U.S. Terrorism Underwriter

Great American Insurance Group has promoted Jason M. Cohen to senior vice president and Julie F. Kadnar to divisional group president within its Property & Casualty Group. In 2006, Cohen joined the company as divisional vice president within Corporate Claims. …

Wilson to Succeed Stovin as President of Markel International

Markel Corp. announced that Simon Wilson will become the next president of Markel International, a wholly owned subsidiary. He will succeed William Stovin who has led the Markel International division since 2008. The transition is part of a planned succession …

Markel International Exits Personal Accident, Contingency Insurance on COVID-19 Impact

Markel International, the London-based specialist insurer and division of Markel Corp., has announced its wholesale business will now focus solely on the entertainment book of business within its personal accident, contingency and entertainment (PACE) portfolio. As a result, with immediate …

Lloyd’s Launches Cryptocurrency Wallet Insurance Policy

Lloyd’s has launched an insurance policy to protect cryptocurrency held in online wallets against theft or other malicious hacks. The first of its kind liability policy, with flexible limits from as little as £1,000 (US$1,281), was created by Lloyd’s syndicate …

Markel International Sells Brazilian Insurance Business to Executive Team

Markel International, the London-based specialist insurer and subsidiary of Markel Corp., announced that it has sold its insurance operations in Brazil to its existing executive team. Markel Seguradora do Brasil, S.A. is authorized to operate in the direct insurance market …

Willis Towers Watson, Lockton, Markel International Appoint New Cyber Chiefs

Willis Towers Watson, Lockton and Markel International each have appointed new cyber chiefs. Willis Towers Watson has appointed Peter Foster as chairman of Global FINEX Cyber and Cyber Risk Solutions. Foster has been with WTW for more than 14 years …