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Markel adds Hannah Purves & Simon Wilson as board members

31st May 2017 - Author: Luke Gallin

Specialist insurer and reinsurer Markel International has added Hannah Purves and Simon Wilson to the Boards of Markel Syndicate Management Ltd. and Markel International Insurance Company Ltd., the company has announced.

Wilson has been the head of Markel’s national market operations since 2015, and joined Markel in 2010 from working as the Managing Director of Lloyd’s Asia.

Purves, previously Head of Claims within the Political and Contingency Group at Beazley, joined Markel as a Director of Claims at the start of 2013. Purves has also worked as an insurance and reinsurance business solicitor at Mayer Brown.

President of Markel International, William Stovin, commented; “Simon and Hannah have brought so much to our business. Hannah has transformed our claims function into a multi-award winning operation which acts as a business winning support to our underwriting teams.

“Simon has played an important role in the development of our businesses both inside and outside the UK and is driving the growth of our national markets business. We are delighted to make use of their experience and insights as we plan and deliver the success of Markel International.”

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