RICHMOND, Va., July 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation
(NYSE: MKL) announced today that Kristin
Towse has joined as Executive Underwriting Officer for the
Markel Specialty division. She will be responsible for leading the
Products and Regulatory Services and Risk Solution Services teams.
She will also be responsible for further building out Markel
Specialty multiline capabilities, focusing on industry
"Kristin's proven track record of developing top tier talent,
building strong broker relationships, and leveraging them to grow
profitable books of business sets her apart and will contribute
positively to Markel Specialty's growth strategies," said
Jane Peterson, Chief Underwriting
Officer for Markel Specialty.
Towse has direct underwriting experience in professional,
casualty, and property lines and brings more than 20 years of broad
insurance expertise to Markel Specialty. Prior to joining Markel,
Towse held multiple leadership roles spanning property, casualty,
and professional at Chubb. She has a bachelor's degree from the
University of Mary Washington and
holds a CPCU designation.
Towse will report to Peterson and is based out of Boston, Massachusetts.
Markel Corporation is a diverse
financial holding company serving a variety of niche markets. The
company's principal business markets and underwrites specialty
insurance products. In each of the company's businesses, it seeks
to provide quality products and excellent customer service so that
it can be a market leader. The financial goals of the company are
to earn consistent underwriting and operating profits and superior
investment returns to build shareholder
value. Markel® is a registered trademark of the
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