Markel Appoints Claims Lead in Asia

Markel International, Singapore and London, April 13, 2020 — Markel International, the specialist insurer, has recently appointed Bo Yu as Claims Lead for Asia.

In this role, Bo will be the first point of contact for all claims arising through Markel’s offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, India and Labuan. He will work closely with the extensive claims team across the Markel group, ensuring the best expertise is always provided to clients throughout the claims process. Bo will also help Markel better engage with its partners across the region by offering specific claims training as and when required.

Bo has close to 10 years of experience in claims. Prior to joining Markel Singapore, he was the Senior Marine Claims Manager of QBE Insurance (Singapore) and Great American Insurance where he oversaw the operations of their marine claims teams. Bo also obtained a graduate qualification with National University of Singapore on Maritime Law and Arbitration in 2019.

Christian Stobbs, Managing Director for Markel in Asia, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Bo to our expanding Asia team. His wealth of experience will ensure Markel continues to deliver excellence and effective claim management in Asia as our business grows. Bo’s appointment emphasises our belief in the importance of providing a local service to our clients wherever possible.”

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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



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