Markel senior exec steps down
The managing director of Markel’s North American property reinsurance division is set to step down.
Cathryn Curia, who has been in the reinsurance industry for the past 46 years, will retire August 1, 2015.
She joined Markel as part of the Alterra acquisition in May 2013. Curia served in a similar capacity for Alterra, having joined the company in 2005.
Prior to this, she served as executive vice president - North American property treaty for Platinum Underwriters Re.
"Cathryn's underwriting and leadership contributions have been invaluable to the growth and profitability of Markel Global Reinsurance," said Jed Rhoads, president and chief underwriting officer of Markel Global Reinsurance. "She has had a truly remarkable career in the industry, and we are indebted to her for her many years of service.
"Cathryn is well known and deeply respected by her colleagues and our reinsurance brokers and clients. She will be sorely missed, and we wish her all the best in the years to come," said Rhoads.