May 19, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter
On May 19, Markel Canada celebrated it’s 50th Anniversary with a party at Steam Whistle Brewing at the historic Roundhouse in Toronto. Karen Barkley, President, Markel Canada and William Stovin, President, Markel International greeted guests and acknowledged the company milestone. Markel’s operation in Canada, formerly known as ESR, has been in existence since 1966. In October 2009, ESR was purchased by Markel International, a London based specialty property and casualty insurer and reinsurer, and a subsidiary of Markel Corporation, a US-based diverse financial holding company that trades on the New York Stock Exchange. The Sport, Leisure and Recreation Program at Markel, is complimented by its interest in All Sport Insurance Marketing Ltd. (All Sport) of Vancouver, British Columbia.