Date: 21/11/2014

Markel Appoints Professional and Financial Risks Senior Claims Adjuster

Markel International, London, November 21, 2014 --- Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Tom Fassnidge as senior claims adjuster in its professional and financial risks division.
Tom joins Markel after spending eight years at Beazley Group where he was claims manager in the UK and International team, handling professional indemnity, directors' and officers' and general liability claims, predominantly for SME businesses. Tom previously worked at Scottish Re, now part of Pacific Life Re.

Tom will be reporting to Gabrielle Folliard, who joined Markel in May as professional and financial risks claims manager.

Hannah Purves, claims director at Markel International, commented: “Claims are an integral part of our client offer so we are delighted that Tom will be joining us as we continue to develop the professional and financial risks team.”


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About Markel International:
Markel International Limited is a subsidiary of Markel Corporation, a US-based holding company trading on the New York Stock Exchange (MKL). Markel International writes insurance and reinsurance business through eight divisions and through offices across the UK, Europe, Canada, Latin America and Asia Pacific. Markel International’s insuring entities include Syndicate 3000, Markel Resseguradora do Brasil S.A. and Markel International Insurance Company Limited. Markel International also manages the business of Abbey Protection Group which provides legal and professional fees insurance cover as well as legal, tax and human resources consultancy services. For more information please visit us at