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Markel International appoints new head of warranty and indemnity

Bryan Dressler was assistant vice president for transactional risk insurance products at Arch Insurance and spent five years with JLT Speciality Limited.

Markel International has made an appointment for Bryan Dressler as head of warranty and indemnity. 

Markel International, a subsidiary of Markel Corporation, is a holding company for insurance, reinsurance, and investment operations. Based in Markel’s London office, Dressler will report to David Sawyer, the divisional managing director of professional and financial risk (PFR) at Markel International.

Dressler was assistant vice president for transactional risk insurance products at Arch Insurance and spent five years with JLT Speciality Limited, where he led on the company’s W&I, tax liability, and contingent liability placements both in London and the United States.

Sawyer said: “Markel International’s wholesale division has been supporting coverholders in the W&I market since 2014 and manages a portfolio of circa $75m (£59.8m).

“Bryan has a number of years’ experience as an underwriter and broker, with a strong track record in managing in-house insurance offerings. With his cross-functional skillset, we are confident that he will be able to deliver a sustainable long-term offering for customers in the W&I market.”

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