Markel hires Cannock as marine underwriter in Singapore
Markel International has appointed Matthew Cannock as marine underwriter in its Singapore office.
Cannock (pictured), who has worked in the Lloyd’s market in Singapore since 2005, will focus on marine hull, cargo and liability business, developing Markel's regional marine capability from the company's Singapore hub.
Cannock also has broking experience in the marine sector and has an MSc in marine engineering and a BSc in marine technology.
He will report to Peter Phillips, who heads Markel's Asia Pacific operations.
Phillips says: "Matthew's appointment underlines our determination to develop a strong marine line out of Singapore. Markel is already well known as a leading marine insurer, and Matthew's experience and knowledge will be invaluable in building our accounts in the Asia Pacific region."
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