RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Markel Corporation is
pleased to announce the promotion of Henry Lopez to executive vice president
for the Markel Midwest region.
Paul Springman, president of Markel Corporation, announced that, "We are
pleased that, in his new role, Henry Lopez will focus on sales, marketing, and
broker development and growth strategies, areas in which he has a wealth of
experience and a solid track record here at Markel."
Mr. Lopez has been with Markel since 1995 and most recently was the vice
president, director of business development for underwriting administration.
He has also held a variety of leadership positions within Markel including
assistant vice president, marketing services; vice president, marketing
services; and vice president, underwriting administration.
Markel also announced that Brad Kiscaden will serve as the chief
administrative officer. He will also continue his current role as chief
corporate actuary. He joined Markel in 1986 as an assistant actuarial analyst.
He had held several positions within Markel including actuarial supervisor,
assistant manager and actuarial manager.
The Midwest region is one of five in the new structure of Markel
Corporation's excess and surplus lines operations. Markel's new regional
structure is an effort to improve customer service by getting closer to its
agents, providing one point of contact, and offering a wider range of
insurance products. Plans for the new structure will be implemented in early
Markel Corporation markets and underwrites specialty insurance products
and programs to a variety of niche markets. In each of these markets, the
Company 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 profits and superior investment returns to build
shareholder value. For more information on the Markel Group of companies,
please visit http://www.markelcorp.com/
SOURCE Markel Corporation
Letha E. Heaton, 1-847-572-6250, firstname.lastname@example.org, or
Miriam Balavender, +1-847-572-6286, email@example.com, both of Markel
Web Site: http://www.markelcorp.com