Ungless and Paternoster are promoted

Markel International has promoted Robin Ungless and Wayne Paternoster to joint managing directors of its specialty division.

Ungless has worked for Markel International since 2006, focusing on property treaty, while Paternoster has been with Markel International since 2007 and has concentrated on contingency.

Jeremy Brazil, president of Markel International, said: “The joint appointment reflects the respective contribution and skills of both individuals, as well as the need to oversee the wide number of interests covered by the specialty division.

"Robin and Wayne will be supported by the existing strong team which includes Mark Warrilow (crime), Chris Devitt (property treaty) and Stewart Bronitt (casualty and motor treaty).

"Working with this team, Robin and Wayne will provide the focus and strength to expand our specialty business.”