Date: 04/02/2020

Markel Appoints Carl Titterton to Lead Trade Credit, Political Risk and Surety Team

Markel International, London, 4 February 2020 --- Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Carl Titterton as divisional managing director of trade credit, political risk and surety (TCPRS), effective 1 February, 2020.

Carl will report to James Hastings, managing director of wholesale, and will become a member of Markel International’s wholesale leadership team.

Carl joined Markel International in April 2010 as a senior underwriter, specialising in credit insurance, and went on to play an instrumental part in the integration of trade credit, political risk and surety into Markel. Prior to Markel, Carl held senior underwriter roles at both ACE European Group and Coface over 18 years, working in London, New York and Paris.

Commenting on the appointment, James Hastings said: “During Carl’s ten years at Markel, he has been invaluable in helping the TCPRS team to develop important new lines of business and to expand into territories where Markel’s TCPRS accounts are now thriving.

“Today, we have a well-established and highly respected trade credit, political risk and surety team spanning the globe. I look forward to working closely with Carl and his team to achieve even greater success.”



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