Date: 20/03/2017

Markel Appoints Senior Equine Claims Adjuster

Markel International, London, March 20, 2017 --- Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Claire Lane as senior equine claims adjuster.

She will report to Doune Robinson, claims manager, and work closely with her and other members of the claims team to deliver Markel’s commitment to providing brokers and their clients with a claims service that is an active reason for brokers to place business with Markel.

Claire had previously been at Hughes Gibb for nearly ten years, latterly as equestrian claims manager and has had 14 years’ experience in the insurance industry. She has a BSc in Equine Science and is currently studying for an MSc in Veterinary Physiotherapy.

Doune Robinson said: “Claire’s an experienced claims practitioner with a strong academic and professional background in equine science and the bloodstock industry. She has strong and established connections with all the counterparties involved in claims handing. We think she’ll be a great addition to the team.”



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Markel International Limited is a subsidiary of Markel Corporation, a US-based holding company trading on the New York Stock Exchange (MKL). Markel International writes insurance and reinsurance business through eight divisions and through offices across the UK, Europe, Canada, Latin America and Asia Pacific. Markel International’s insuring entities include Syndicate 3000, Markel Resseguradora do Brasil S.A. and Markel International Insurance Company Limited. Markel International also manages the business of Abbey Protection Group which provides legal and professional fees insurance cover as well as legal, tax and human resources consultancy services. For more information please visit us at