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Apr 01, 2015, 17:02 ET
Matt Parker, President, Markel Specialty

Markel Promotes Matt Parker to President of Markel Specialty

 Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that Matt Parker will be succeeding Greg Thompson as President of Markel Specialty...

Feb 24, 2015, 16:30 ET

Michael Schewel Joins Markel's Board of Directors

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today the election of Michael J. Schewel to its board of directors. Mr. Schewel is a partner with...

Feb 11, 2015, 16:34 ET

Markel Reports 2014 Financial Results

 Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) reported book value per common share outstanding of $543.96 at December 31, 2014, up 14% from $477.16 at...

Feb 05, 2015, 16:30 ET

Markel Announces Conference Call Date And Time

 Markel Corporation (NYSE- MKL) announced today it will hold a conference call on Thursday, February 12, 2015 beginning at 10:30 am (Eastern...

Nov 24, 2014, 21:31 ET

Markel Corporation nombra a Britt Glisson como presidente de la División de Seguros Globales

Markel Corporation, una sociedad de control que tiene operaciones en el sector de seguros y otras inversiones en todo el mundo (cuyo símbolo...

Nov 24, 2014, 12:56 ET
Britt Glisson, Markel Corporation

Markel Corporation Names Britt Glisson Global Insurance Division President

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL), a holding company with insurance operations and other investments around the world, announced that Britt Glisson...

Nov 05, 2014, 16:37 ET

Markel Reports Third Quarter And Nine-Months Results

 Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) reported book value per common share outstanding of $514.06 at September 30, 2014, up 8% from $477.16 at...

Oct 30, 2014, 16:30 ET

Markel Announces Conference Call Date And Time

 Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today it will hold a conference call on Thursday, November 6, 2014 beginning at 10:30 am (Eastern...

Oct 06, 2014, 15:40 ET

Markel announces executive appointments in North America/Bermuda Claims

Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) announced today that the two senior claims executives in North America/Bermuda Claims are being promoted. Nick...

Sep 30, 2014, 20:47 ET

Markel Re anuncia cambios en su dirección

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) anunció hoy que David Kalainoff, presidente y Director en Jefe de Suscripciones -- Responsabilidad Civil de la...

Sep 30, 2014, 16:23 ET

Markel Re announces leadership changes

 Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that David Kalainoff, President and Chief Underwriting Officer -- Casualty of Markel's...

Sep 11, 2014, 19:11 ET

Markel Global Reinsurance suma a Erik Manning, Jamie Welsby y John Duda a su equipo

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) anunció hoy que el Dr. Erik Manning y Jamie Welsby fueron nombrados directores ejecutivos de Markel Global...

Sep 11, 2014, 14:23 ET

Markel Global Reinsurance adds Erik Manning, Jamie Welsby and John Duda to its team

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that Dr. Erik Manning and  Jamie Welsby have been appointed Managing Directors of Markel Global...

Aug 29, 2014, 16:30 ET

Markel Ventures Announces Acquisition Of Vanderpol & Den Boer

 Markel Ventures, Inc. announced today that its subsidiary, AMF/Tromp B.V., has completed the acquisition of Tromp-Pol Baking Equipment B.V....

Aug 06, 2014, 16:56 ET

Markel Reports Second Quarter And Six-Months Results

 Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) reported book value per common share outstanding of $511.28 at June 30, 2014, up 7% from $477.16 at December...

Jul 31, 2014, 16:30 ET

Markel Announces Conference Call Date And Time

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today it will hold a conference call on Thursday, August 7, 2014 beginning at 10:30 am (Eastern Time) to...

Jul 23, 2014, 16:40 ET

Markel Ventures Announces Acquisition Of Cottrell

 Markel Ventures, Inc. ("Markel") announced today the acquisition of a majority interest in Cottrell, Inc. and affiliated entities...

Jul 16, 2014, 11:10 ET
Thomas K. "Smitty" Smith, Chief Marketing Officer at Markel Corporation (PRNewsFoto/Markel Corporation)

Markel Corporation appoints Thomas K. Smith as Chief Marketing Officer

 Markel Corporation (NYSE – MKL) has appointed Thomas K. "Smitty" Smith to the newly created position of Chief Marketing Officer. Smith...

May 07, 2014, 16:58 ET

Markel Reports First Quarter 2014 Results

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) reported book value per common share outstanding of $493.96 at March 31, 2014, up 4% from $477.16 at December 31,...

May 01, 2014, 16:30 ET

Markel Announces Conference Call Date And Time

 Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today it will hold a conference call on Thursday, May 8, 2014 beginning at 10:30 am (Eastern Time) to...