Markel International appoints Dubai marine underwriter

Markel International, the London-based specialty division of US-based Markel Corp, has appointed Amer Ibrahim as marine underwriter in Dubai. Ibrahim will join Markel’s Dubai International Financial Centre Lloyd’s-platform, which is led by Leroy Almeida, senior executive officer and head of trade credit and political risks for the Middle East. Ibrahim will report to Jason Page, head of hull and war, who is based in London. Ibrahim’s 14-year marine insurance career to date has been with Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company where, since 2013, he has been manager of the company’s hull department.