Markel Corporation names new CIO for insurance operations

Exec will lead the company's IT functions around the world

Markel Corporation names new CIO for insurance operations

Insurance News

By Ryan Smith

Markel Corporation has announced the appointment of Morris Taylor (pictured above) as chief information officer for its insurance operations. In this role, Taylor will lead the IT function globally.

Taylor will be based in Markel’s Glen Allen, Va., office. He will report to Jeremy Noble, chief financial officer at Markel.

“Morris is a recognised leader in information technology who understands the critical role the function plays in the overall operational effectiveness and success of a global corporation,” Noble said. “He has been instrumental in defining our IT vision to provide exceptional services and support across our insurance operations to help Markel execute on its strategic priorities.”

Taylor joined Markel in 2018 and most recently served as head of global technology. Prior to joining the company, Taylor spent more than two decades at Capital One, working in a range of technology leadership roles.

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