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Markel Corporation markets and underwrites specialty insurance products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Excess and Surplus Lines, Specialty Admitted, and London Insurance Market. The Excess and Surplus Lines segment writes risks outside of the standard market, including catastrophe-exposed property, professional liability, products liability, general liability, commercial umbrella, and other tailored coverages. This segment also provides environmental, transportation, inland marine, ocean marine, and railroad insurance products, as well as casualty facultative reinsurance, and public entity insurance and reinsurance products. The Specialty Admitted segment writes risks that remain with an admitted insurance company for marketing and regulatory reasons. This segment writes specialty program, personal property and liability coverage, and workers’ compensation insurance products. The London Insurance Market segment writes specialty property, casualty, professional liability, equine, marine, energy, trade credit insurance and reinsurance, crime and contingency, accident and health, products liability, excess and umbrella, and environmental liability coverage products. Markel Corporation was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Glen Allen, Virginia.

7,200 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/28/14
Founded in 1930

markel corp (MKL) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
President, Chief Investment Officer, Presiden...
Total Annual Compensation: $895.8K
President and Co-Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $895.8K
President and Co-Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $870.8K
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $514.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

markel corp (MKL) Key Developments

Markel Corporation Appoints Thomas K. Smith as Chief Marketing Officer

Markel Corporation appointed Thomas K. Smith to the newly created position of Chief Marketing Officer. Smith has 30 years of insurance industry experience and joined Markel in 2007. In his new role, he is responsible for business development, branding, managing strategic relationships, creating digital assets, and corporate advertising/marketing activities. The appointment was effective July 1, 2014. Smith will report to Crowley and continue working at Markel's corporate headquarters in Richmond, VA.

Markel Corp. Appoints Tim Pasik as Managing Director, Excess and Umbrella in New Jersey

Markel Corp. has appointed Tim Pasik as managing director, excess and umbrella, for its product line leadership team. He will be based in Markel’s Red Bank, New Jersey, office and report to Jeff Lamb, executive underwriting officer. Pasik’s career in the insurance industry spans 26 years, with experience in the areas of property, casualty, and directors and officers insurance. Most recently, he worked for AEGIS Insurance Services as senior vice president of underwriting. Prior to AEGIS, he held management and underwriting positions at General Re.

Markel Corp. Announces Executive Changes

Markel Corp. has promoted Richard Grinnan to general counsel and secretary. Grinnan succeeds Mike Jones, who has retired. Grinnan joined the company in 2012 as assistant general counsel. Before joining Markel, Grinnan served as deputy general counsel at Alpha Natural Resources. Prior to that, he was vice president and corporate secretary at Massey Energy. Grinnan began his legal career at McGuireWoods LLP in Richmond, VA, as a corporate and securities lawyer.


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