Financial holding company Markel Corporation has announced the appointment of Mark M. Besca to its board of directors.
Besca served as a consultant to Ernst & Young, having retired from the company in June 2020 after a 42-year career with the multinational professional services firm.
From 2009 to 2011, he served as Northeast Managing Partner of the Assurance and Advisory Business.
Throughout his career, he has had experience as lead and senior advisory audit partner of Fortune 500 companies in the Media and Entertainment, Consumer Products and Airline industries.
He’s previously held several civic positions, including Chairman of the Pace University Board of Trustees and Fellow of the David Rockefeller, a New York City Partnership.
Steve Markel, chairman of the board at Markel commented: “Mark brings a broad array of skills and expertise to our Board from his many years of advising major corporations across a number of industries. We’re excited to have him joining our board and look forward to his insights and contributions.”
His new position took place on 18th November.