Date: 13/12/2019

Markel Appoints Cargo, Specie and Terrorism Underwriter

Markel International, London, December 13, 2019 --- Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Brook Styles as cargo, specie and terrorism underwriter, in its London office.

Brook has over 13 years’ experience in marine underwriting, beginning his career at Markel. He re-joins Markel from Pioneer Underwriting, where he was most recently head of marine specialty.

Reporting to Chris Fenn, divisional managing director of international marine, Brook will be working with the cargo, specie and terrorism teams on existing portfolios as well as helping to drive new products.

Commenting on the appointment, Chris Fenn said: “We’re delighted to welcome Brook back to Markel and look forward to the important role he will be playing in the further development of our marine capabilities.

“He brings with him a strong network of broker relationships, excellent technical underwriting abilities and a wealth of knowledge and expertise in these key classes”.




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About Markel International:

Markel International is a division of Markel Corporation, a US-based holding company trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MKL). Markel International writes insurance and reinsurance business through six divisions and through offices across the UK, Europe, Canada, Latin America and Asia Pacific. Markel International’s insuring entities include Syndicate 3000, Markel International Insurance Company Limited, Markel Insurance SE., and Markel Resseguradora do Brasil S.A.

Its UK national markets business also provides legal and professional fees insurance cover as well as legal and tax consultancy services.