Markel Corporation has appointed Audrey Hanken as the President of the American Underwriting Managers Agency (AUMA) and the Markel American business unit.

Previously, Audrey held service with Northwestern National Casualty in Milwaukee, and was responsible for pricing auto, homeowner, and umbrella products.

Audrey joined Markel American in the compliance department and also undertook leadership positions in marketing, underwriting, and product management.

Prior to the new appointment, Audrey served Markel as the Product Management Director and led the team in managing specialty personal lines insurance portfolio including motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle, snowmobile, boat, yacht, specialty personal lines property and event cancellation and liability products.

Audrey responsibilities also included identifying, developing, implementing and evaluating new product opportunities.