MarkelCorp. named Torgny Johansson managing director of its Swedishbusiness, Intelligent Insurer reported April 11.
"Torgny will lead the development of our business fromits Swedish foundations to a broader positioning across the Scandinavianregion," Simon Wilson, managing director of Markel International'snational markets business, said. "As well as expanding our footprint,he'll be looking at further developing our broker sales and marketingcapabilities as well as developing additional distribution mechanisms."
Johansson previously headed the affinity groups business atSwedish insurance group Trygg Hansa, according to the news source.