Date: 09/05/2017

Markel International Appoints Marine Underwriter in Singapore

Markel International, Singapore, May 9, 2017 --- Markel International Singapore, the specialist insurer, has appointed Gustaf Kristiansson as marine underwriter based in Singapore.

Gustaf joins the Singapore office from Markel International’s Sweden office where he held the same position. Prior to that, he was located in Dubai, UAE, working for Gulf Agency Co., an international shipping logistics and marine services company. Gustaf brings with him more than 10 years of shipping and marine insurance experience.

Reporting to principal officer & managing director of Markel International Singapore, Matt Cannock, Gustaf will manage Markel’s marine hull and cargo portfolio across Asia Pacific. Matt said today: “We are very excited to have Gustaf join us in Asia. It’s really important that we continue to be a marine market of choice across Asia Pacific and Gustaf will be key in delivering that”.



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