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Last $759.34 USD
Change Today +1.34 / 0.18%
Volume 22.3K
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Markel Corporation markets and underwrites specialty insurance products in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: U.S. Insurance, International Insurance, and Reinsurance. The U.S. Insurance segment writes general liability, professional liability, property, personal line, program, workers' compensation, and other insurance product lines. The International Insurance segment provides professional liability, marine and energy, general liability, property, and other insurance product lines, such as accident and health coverage insurance. The Reinsurance segment offers various treaty reinsurance products, such as property, casualty, auto, and others. Markel Corporation was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Glen Allen, Virginia.

8,600 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/15
Founded in 1930

markel corp (MKL) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $900.0K
President, Chief Investment Officer, Presiden...
Total Annual Compensation: $750.0K
President and Co-Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $750.0K
Co-President and Co-Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $750.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $468.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

markel corp (MKL) Key Developments

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.

Michael J. Schewel Joins Markel Corp.'s Board of Directors

Markel Corporation announced the election of Michael J. Schewel to its board of directors. Mr. Schewel is a partner with McGuireWoods LLP. He began his legal career with McGuireWoods in 1979, and his practice focuses principally on corporate law and mergers and acquisitions, as well as the development and financing of energy projects. Mr. Schewel was responsible for 16 state agencies with approximately 3,000 employees and a budget of over $800 million. Later, from June 2011 to December 2013, Mr. Schewel served as Chief Executive Officer of Recast Energy LLC.

Markel Corp. Announces Management Changes

Markel Corp. disclosed several management changes made during the fourth quarter of 2014 and the first part of 2015. The company said during a Feb. 12 earnings call that Steve Letak was named COO for global insurance and chief administrative officer for Bermuda. Letak has been with Markel since 2010, and most recently was controller for the specialty division. Jim Arnold was appointed chief administrative officer for the wholesale division. Arnold also joined Markel in 2010 and previously served as chief administrative officer of FirstComp Insurance Co., where he was responsible for operations, customer service, legal and compliance teams. Greg Thompson, president of the specialty division, plans to step down from his position but remain with the company and focus on building programs. Effective April 1, Matt Parker will take over for Thompson as president of the specialty division. Parker most recently served as managing executive for Markel FirstComp. In addition, Chad Bertucci was promoted to managing executive for Markel FirstComp, effective April 1, replacing Parker. Bertucci joined FirstComp in 2006 and has served in several capacities including vice president of strategic planning and vice president of underwriting loss control and audit.


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