Markel Corporation announced that Ms Julia Chu has been appointed Chief Global Ceded Reinsurance Officer, effective immediately. In this newly created position, Ms Chu will head up Ceded Re functions across Markel's product lines and international insurance operations (71 offices in 21 countries). She will work with executive management to strategically deploy ceded reinsurance in support of Markel's business objectives.
Prior to joining Markel, she served as Managing Director, Strategic Advisory, at reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter. She is an actuary by training, a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society, and has held positions at Aon Re, Milliman USA, and Farmers Insurance Group.
Ms Chu reports to Mr Robin Russo, Chief Underwriting Officer, and is based in Markel's corporate headquarters in Richmond, Virginia.