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Markel Corp. names Tyler Brown as Managing Director, Investments

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Markel Corporation has appointed Tyler Brown as Managing Director, Investments.

In his new role, Brown will report to and assist Tom Gayner, Co-Chief Executive Officer in the management of the company’s investment portfolio and manage investor relations.

Prior to joining Markel, Brown was with Thompson, Siegel & Walmsley (TSW)as a Research Analyst where he led research for a Long/Short strategy called WPS Direct.

Before TSW, he worked at Lawton Park Capital Management, a long/short hedge fund, where he performed deep fundamental analysis on targeted companies for possible investment.

His other experience also includes various roles at Bank of America and Merrill Lynch, the latter of which was recently Sole Global Coordinator and Sole Bookrunner of Swiss Re’s sale of its remaining stake in Phoenix.

Gayner commented: “We’re thrilled to welcome Tyler to Markel. He will be a strong asset to our team as we continue our long-term focus with the goal of generating superior investment returns.

“Additionally, his knowledge and experience will play a key role in maintaining strong relationships with analysts and investors.”