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Last $768.32 USD
Change Today +0.09 / 0.01%
Volume 35.2K
As of 6:40 PM 05/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

markel corp (MKL) Key Developments

Markel Corporation Announces Retiring of Cathryn Curia as Managing Director, North American Property Reinsurance Effective August 1, 2015

Markel Corporation announced that Cathryn Curia, managing director, North American Property Reinsurance, is retiring effective August 1, 2015. Curia has been in the reinsurance industry for the past 46 years. She joined Markel as part of the Alterra acquisition in May 2013. Curia served in a similar capacity for Alterra, having joined the company in 2005.

Markel Corp. Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015

Markel Corp. announced consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company diluted net income per share was $13.49 compared to $6.25 for the first quarter of 2014. Total operating revenues grew 5% to $1.3 billion in the quarter from $1.2 billion in 2014. The increase is driven by higher revenues from Markel Ventures. EBITDA was $34 million in 2015 compared to $14 million in 2014. The company reported net income to shareholders of $191 million in the quarter compared to $88 million a year ago. Book value per share at the end of March 2015 was $564, an increase of 4% since the end of 2014. Net cash provided by operating activities was $23 million for the quarter compared to $22 million for the same period of 2014.

Markel Corporation Announces Management Changes in Global Reinsurance Operations

Markel Corporation has announced that Jed Rhoads, president and cuo of Markel Global Reinsurance, has assigned the following responsibilities to the divisional management team. Andrew Barnard, managing director, and Peta White, managing director, will co-head Global Reinsurance operations in Markel's Hamilton, Bermuda office. Barnard leads the international property and retro business, and White leads the North American property business. Additionally in Bermuda, Erik Manning, managing Director, leads the alternative market initiatives and development. Don Bahr, managing director, and Tod Costikyan, managing director, will co-head Global Reinsurance operations in Markel's Summit, New Jersey office. Bahr leads the casualty reinsurance segment that includes general liability, professional liability, non-standard auto, and medical malpractice. Costikyan leads the areas of specialty reinsurance to include workers compensation, surety, energy, trade credit, confiscation, marine, aviation, public entity, aviation/satellite, and agriculture. Also based in the Summit office, Steve Leitz has been promoted to chief Administrative officer for Markel's Global Reinsurance operations. Rhoads will split his time between the Bermuda and Summit offices. The company announced the upcoming retirement of Dave Kalainoff, Global Reinsurance division, effective 1st June 2015.

Markel Corp., Q1 2015 Earnings Call, May 07, 2015

Markel Corp., Q1 2015 Earnings Call, May 07, 2015

Markel Corporation Announces Executive Changes

Markel Corporation announced that Matt Parker will be succeeding Greg Thompson as President of Markel Specialty effective April 1, 2015. Parker, who most recently served as Managing Executive, Markel FirstComp, joined Markel in 2010 when Markel acquired FirstComp. Thompson will assume a new role with Markel supporting the growth of the company's Program Administrator business, working out of Markel's Kennesaw, Georgia, office.

 

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