Markel Specialty News

Insurance Techknowledgy: Marble Opens Up Wallet; AXA Funds Idelic’s Analytics; Markel Backs Counterpart Platform

Insurtechs focused on consumer management of insurance policies and commercial fleet analytics are expanding their reach following funding rounds. Also, a new platform for offering management liability insurance to small firms debuts with backing from Markel. Marble Digital insurance policy …

Markel Specialty Taps Elzer to Lead Newly Launched Risk Solution Services

Markel Specialty has launched Risk Solution Services, its newly expanded loss control department, and has tapped Allison Elzer to lead the department along with her team. This department will support clients and production partners by offering risk management solutions and …

Markel to Combine Two Divisions to Create Markel Specialty

Markel is combining its Markel Specialty and Markel Assurance divisions into one division called Markel Specialty, which launches on April 1. The new division will preserve the company’s current regional model and will add two new additional territories – East …

Staffpak Announces New Carrier Partner For Staffing Agency and PEO Programs

Dallas, TX, September 6, 2018— U.S. Risk’s StaffPak program has partnered with program-driven Markel Specialty to offer property and casualty coverage to the staffing and PEO industries. Markel will provide capacity, oversight, claims handling and loss control, while StaffPak will …

Markel Combines Wholesale & Global Divisions in Bid to Enhance Efficiency

Markel Corp., in a bid to boost innovation and competitiveness, combined its Wholesale and Global arms into one entity to be known as Markel Assurance. Wholesale consists of excess and surplus lines and Global Insurance handles complex, risk managed accounts. …

Parker Named President of Markel Specialty, Succeeding Thompson

Matt Parker is succeeding Greg Thompson as president of Markel Specialty, Markel Corp. announced. Parker, who most recently served as managing executive, Markel FirstComp, joined Markel in 2010 when Markel acquired FirstComp. Parker will continue to be based in Markel’s …

Markel Promotes Thompson to President of Markel Specialty

Greg Thompson has assumed new responsibilities as president of Markel Specialty, a division of the Virginia-based specialty insurer Markel Corp. Thompson has been in the insurance business for 30 years. He began his career in the brokerage industry and in …