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Markel hires QBE’s Anirudh Singh as CUO for India

9th January 2020 - Author: Matt Sheehan

Specialist insurer Markel International has announced the appointment of Anirudh Singh as India Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO), effective from December 24, 2019.

Singh has 16 years’ re/insurance industry experience, and joins Markel from QBE General Insurance, where he most recently served as Chief Risk Officer.

In this role, he was also responsible for the underwriting of all lines of business and held various strategic and risk management responsibilities.

Going forward, Singh will work closely with Deepika Mathur, Chief Executive Officer of Markel India, to manage and further develop Markel’s portfolios in the region.

Deepika Mathur added, “As India’s insurance landscape continues to improve and grow, Markel India is set to expand its underwriting capability and products for local businesses as they operate under increasingly complex risks,” commented Mathur.

I am confident that Anirudh will be a strong addition to the team, with his wealth of experience and passion for insurance.”

Christian Stobbs, Managing Director of Markel Asia, added: “We are excited to welcome Anirudh on board as we look to strengthen the depth of Markel Asia’s underwriting expertise in local markets to meet the specific needs of clients in Asia Pacific.”

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