Date: 28/05/2020

Markel Appoints Terrorism Underwriter in Asia

Markel International, Singapore and London, May 28, 2020 --- Markel International, the specialist insurer, has recently appointed Pek Hui Zhi as Terrorism Underwriter for Asia.

Based in Markel’s Singapore office, Pek is responsible for developing Markel’s terrorism underwriting expertise in the region, working closely with Markel’s global terrorism team led by Ed Winter in London.

Pek, who joined Markel on the 4th of May, has more than 12 years of experience in the industry, including six years as a terrorism underwriter. She joins from Asia Capital Reinsurance Group, where she worked closely with the senior management across various functions.

Christian Stobbs, Managing Director for Markel in Asia, said: “We are delighted to welcome Peko to our expanding team in Asia. She brings with her a solid and versatile experience in terrorism underwriting in Asia, which will support the growing demand for this class of business in the region. Her strong technical knowledge is a great addition to the team, and it highlights our commitment to expanding our capabilities and local expertise in Asia.”

 

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For more information:

 

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

Edward Ion, Managing Director

edward.ion@helixpr.asia

                         

Mary Ng, Account Director                                                                                    +65 6222 6375  

mary.ng@helixpr.asia

 

Susy Chandler, Head of Communications                                                      + 44 (0)20 7953 6000  

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About Markel International:

Markel International is a division 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., and Markel Resseguradora do Brasil S.A.

 

Its UK national markets business also 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