Markel International hires Jeannie Schreiner as a senior underwriter for marine and energy liability
22 June 2022
Markel International has hired Paul Western as a senior underwriter for hull and war. In his new role, Western will be instrumental in further enhancing Markel’s position in the hull and war market.
Markel International has appointed Bryan Dressler as head of warranty and indemnity (W&I) for its professional and financial risk (PFR) division. This latest appointment plays an integral role in the organisation’s strategy to develop market-leading offerings in niche sectors.
07 June 2022
Nick Line, chief underwriting officer at Markel International, explains Markel’s smart approach to systemic risk, and the business’ focus on growing in the right places, with access to a diverse talent pool.
Charlie Richardson, head of renewable energy underwriting at Markel International, discusses the drivers behind the change in onshore wind turbines, and how market dynamics, the changing climate, and supply chain pressures are affecting the evolution of this technology.
Markel International has hired Ben Wakeham as senior war and terrorism underwriter and head of terrorism, North America.
Simon Wilson, president of Markel International, sat down with The Insurer to discuss his plans for the organisation. In his interview, he highlights how empowered teams that “don’t dabble” will be key to the future success of the business.
Markel International has entered into an agreement with Associated Electric and Gas Insurance Services Limited (AEGIS) – the North American energy industry’s mutual insurance company – to provide expanded reinsurance capacity for onshore renewable energy projects in North America.
Markel International has appointed Emma Clegg as an underwriting assistant for media and entertainment. The new arrival forms part of the organisation’s strategy to accelerate further growth across its entertainment and media liability portfolios.
07 June 2022
As part of our commitment to claims excellence, Markel International welcomed brokers from across the London Market to discover and learn at the organisation’s Claims Insight Day. The day provided junior to mid-level claims brokers with an opportunity to acquire new skills, strengthen relationships, and learn more about Markel’s claims handling service first-hand.
On 4 May, we announced Richie Whitt’s plan to retire from his role as Co-CEO of Markel Corporation by the end of March, 2023. Richie has been with Markel for over 30 years and has served as Co-CEO since 2016.
For the second year running, Markel International is sponsoring the all-female charity race at Goodwood, and is delighted to announce the line-up of inspiring women who will be riding this year.
Markel International has appointed Alia Bamrah, Keifer Edmonds, and Tony Halling as senior claims adjusters. The trio will add further experience and technical expertise to the wholesale claims team, as it continues evolving its services for clients.