Date: 07/05/2020

Markel Appoints Professional Indemnity Underwriter

Markel International, London, May 7, 2020 -- Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Joanne Healy as professional indemnity (PI) and telecommunications, media and technology (TMT) underwriter, in its London office.

Joanne has over five years’ experience in the professional lines market. Starting her career at Ironshore and Pembroke Managing Agency (Syndicate 4000), Joanne joins Markel from Acappella Syndicate 2014 and Hamilton Managing Agency, where she was fulfilling the role of UK and international professional lines underwriter.

Reporting to Bhavik Desai, head of professional indemnity and TMT, Joanne will be working with the professional indemnity and TMT team on the servicing and development of the existing portfolio as well as helping to drive new initiatives.

Bhavik Desai commented on the appointed “We are delighted to have Jo join Markel.  She is a great addition to our PI and TMT team and brings with her a strong network and a wealth of experience in the sector”



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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.


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