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Markel Intl. appoints James Guardino as trade credit & political risk underwriter

27th May 2022 - Author: Pete Carvill

Markel International has appointed James S. Guardino as trade credit and political risk underwriter.

MarkelBased in Singapore, Guardino will report to Nicholas Davies, senior underwriter for trade credit and political risk at Markel International in Asia, and will work closely with the global trade credit and political risk team to help existing clients and develop business across Asia Pacific and the wider Markel business.

Davies, who joined the firm in 2018, said in a statement: “We are looking forward to having James join the team in the midst of expanding our Asia capabilities. With his experience as a broker, he brings an additional skill set to complement our existing offering, as we look to develop our trade credit and political risk solutions across Asia Pacific.”

According to his LinkedIn profile, Guardino is joining from the Texel Group, where has been working since September 2019. He previously worked at Aon for over seven years.

Christian Stobbs, managing director of Markel International in Asia, added: “In tandem with our goals of expanding our business in Asia and hiring excellent underwriting talent, we are excited to have James onboard. We believe that with his appointment, Markel will be able to extend its underwriting capabilities in the trade credit and political risk sector within the region.”

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