Insurer Markel appoints former Euler Hermes chief to its board

Markel International has appointed Ralph Snedden as a non-executive board director. He joins the company on 1 February.

Snedden, who joins on 1 February, was most recently at Euler Group, where his positions included chairman of the business development group at Euler Hermes and chief executive of Euler Hermes International.

Since retiring in 2004, he has set up consultancy firm Eurinsure and is a non-executive director of RK Harrison Group.

William Stovin, president and chief operating officer of Markel International, said: “I am delighted to welcome Ralph to the Board of Markel International.

"His business development and international experience will be of great value and I look forward to working with him.”