Markel Germany joins the InsurTech Hub Munich as a new member

InsurTech Hub Munich (ITHM) welcomes the specialist insurer Markel as a new member. The ITHM gives Markel additional access to new approaches and innovation in the field of Insurtech.

München,  06. June 2019

From left to right: Christian Gnam (Director Partnerships ITHM), Corine Ackermann (Manager Community & Startups ITHM), Dominik Lindner (Managing Director, Markel Germany), Beate Dantele (Head of Claims, Markel Germany) and Marius Jungmichel (Head of Strategy and Operations, Markel Germany)

Markel, the US-based insurer with its European headquarter in Munich, is a new member of the ITHM. Frederik Wulff, CEO of Markel Insurance SE: “We are delighted to be part of a successful environment that promotes creative thinking related to digitization – the InsurTech Hub Munich”.

Markel’s dynamic corporate culture matches with ITHM

Johannes Wagner, Board Member of ITHM and Head of Startup Cooperation at Versicherungskammer Bayern, is pleased about Markel as a new ITHM member: “With his dynamic corporate culture Markel fits very well to our hub. Since the entire European business is managed by Markel from Munich, interesting business opportunities open up for our startups.“

About Markel Insurance SE:

Markel Insurance SE is a German insurer based in Munich. The parent company is Markel Corporation in Richmond, Virginia. Markel has been active on the German market since 2012 as a specialist commercial liability insurer. Markel’s financial stability was confirmed by A-Ratings from A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. The innovative, dynamic Markel team in Germany consists of 30 employees.

Markel: “Our home is Munich. Our workplace is the world. We understand what keeps the wheels of the insurance industry turning. With a strong network that understands the service sector and with a broad product range that delivers full performance”. Further information can be found at or

Text: Christian Gnam