Date: 09/09/2019

Markel Appoints Senior Surety Underwriter in London

Markel International, London, September 9, 2019 – Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Jonathan Finch as senior underwriter in its surety team in London.

With over 25 years of experience as a surety professional, Jonathan has a strong track record in the UK commercial and contract surety market, having held a variety of roles throughout his career in both broking and underwriting. He joins Markel from Travelers Insurance Company Limited, where he was senior surety underwriter. He has previously held roles for RKH Specialty, Ace European Group Limited and AON Surety and Guarantee.

Reporting to Damian Manning, head of surety, Jonathan will be responsible for the servicing and development of the surety portfolio.

Ewa Rose, managing director of trade credit, political risk and surety at Markel International, commented: “The appointment of Jonathan reflects our growing appetite in the surety business and underlines our commitment to the market. Jonathan’s extensive and versatile experience, both in broking and underwriting, will make him a valuable asset to our team and its future success. We are delighted to have Jonathan on board and look forward to welcoming him to the team.”


For more information:
Susy Chandler, Marketing Manager                                                               + 44 (0)20 7953 6000


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., Markel Resseguradora do Brasil S.A. and Markel Seguradora do Brasil S.A.
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