Markel Corp. names new CIO
Morris Taylor previously led Fortune 500 insurance firm's global IT
Glen Allen-based Fortune 500 insurance and investment firm Markel Corp. has named Morris Taylor as its chief information officer for the company’s insurance operations.
Taylor joined Markel in 2018 and served as its head of global technology. He previously spent two decades at Capital One working in a variety technology leadership roles, according to a news release.
In his new role, Taylor will lead Markel’s global IT functions and build on partnerships across the company’s insurance operations.
“Morris is a recognized leader in information technology, who understands the critical role the function plays in the overall operational effectiveness and success of a global corporation,” Markel Chief Financial Officer Jeremy Noble said in a statement. “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.”