Date: 05/10/2018

Markel India Open for Business

Markel International, London, October 5, 2018 --- Markel International, the specialist insurer and reinsurer, is delighted that its Mumbai office is now open and actively writing business. Markel provides specialist facultative reinsurance to local Indian insurers, in a broad range of commercial classes including marine, energy, contingency, and professional and financial risks.


Deepika Mathur, who heads up Markel’s Indian business, said: “We are now writing business in India and are very pleased with the response we have had from the domestic market, which affirms the demand from local Indian insurers for specialised products like those offered by Markel.”

Matt Cannock, managing director for Asia, said: “Establishing the office in Mumbai has been a complex undertaking involving Markel teams around the world, the effort put in by everybody has been truly inspiring. Deepika Mathur will be instrumental in providing Markel with access to the local reinsurance market. We are looking forward to servicing our existing relationships better and to starting many more new ones.”

Deepika Mathur has had some 20 years’ experience in the Indian insurance industry, most recently as executive vice president at HDFC Ergo, the Indian/German joint venture general insurance company, with responsibility for the casualty and financial lines business.

ENDS

 

For more information:

 

Helix PR – Markel International’s PR Consultant                                                      +65 6222 6375

Edward Ion, Managing Director

edward.ion@helixpr.asia

                         

Fazirah Sa’im, Consultant                                                                                     +65 6222 6375  

fazirah.saim@helixpr.asia

 

Michael Henman, Director of Communications                                               + 44 (0)20 7953 6000  

michael.henman@markelintl.com

 

Susy Chandler, Acting Wholesale Marketing Manager                                     + 44 (0)20 7953 6000  

susy.chandler@markelintl.com 

 

About Markel International:

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

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