0001096343-17-000119.txt : 20170804 0001096343-17-000119.hdr.sgml : 20170804 20170804163005 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0001096343-17-000119 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: 4 PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 2 CONFORMED PERIOD OF REPORT: 20170803 FILED AS OF DATE: 20170804 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20170804 REPORTING-OWNER: OWNER DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: KIRSHNER ALAN I CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001184574 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: 4 SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 001-15811 FILM NUMBER: 171008990 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 4521 HIGHWOODS PKWY CITY: GLEN ALLEN STATE: VA ZIP: 23060 ISSUER: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: MARKEL CORP CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001096343 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: FIRE, MARINE & CASUALTY INSURANCE [6331] IRS NUMBER: 541959284 STATE OF INCORPORATION: VA FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 4521 HIGHWOODS PARKWAY CITY: GLEN ALLEN STATE: VA ZIP: 23060-3382 BUSINESS PHONE: 8047470136 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 4521 HIGHWOODS PKWY CITY: GLEN ALLEN STATE: VA ZIP: 23060 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: MARKEL HOLDINGS INC DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19991005 4 1 wf-form4_150187859170874.xml FORM 4 X0306 4 2017-08-03 0 0001096343 MARKEL CORP MKL 0001184574 KIRSHNER ALAN I C/O MARKEL CORPORATION 4521 HIGHWOODS PARKWAY GLEN ALLEN VA 23060 1 1 0 0 Executive Chairman Common Stock 2017-08-03 4 S 0 100 1054.03 D 25554.6834 D Common Stock 1093.819 I 401(K) Plan Common Stock 271.364 I By Spouse - 401(K) Plan Common Stock 14.7992 I By Spouse The sales reported in this Form 4 were effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan. Holdings under the Markel Corporation 401(K) Plan are reported in units. The information reported herein is based on a plan statement dated as of June 30, 2017 and utilizes the closing stock price on that date of $975.86 per share. As of June 30, 2017, a unit under the Plan represented one share of Common Stock. Beneficial ownership of securities is expressly disclaimed. /s/ Donna L. Strauss, Attorney-in-fact for Alan I. Kirshner 2017-08-04 EX-24 2 a2017february22-confirming.htm KIRSHNER POA 02222017

    This Statement confirms that the undersigned has authorized and designated Richard R.
Grinnan, Anne G. Waleski, Karl M. Strait, Anna M. King, Alex K. Tinucci or Donna L. Strauss
(each an "Authorized Signer") to execute and file (in any permitted format) on the undersigned's
behalf all Forms 3, 4 and 5 (including any amendments thereto) and Form 144s that the
undersigned may be required to file with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission
as a result of the undersigned's ownership of, or transactions in, securities of Markel Corporation.
Any such previous authorization is hereby revoked.  Each Authorized Signer is authorized to
obtain CIK and EDGAR access codes and take all such other actions as may be necessary or
desirable to permit electronic filings of such forms.  The authority of each Authorized Signer
under this Statement shall continue until the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4
or 5 or Form 144s with regard to the undersigned's ownership of, or transactions in, securities of
Markel Corporation, unless earlier revoked in writing.  The undersigned acknowledges that none
of the Authorized Signers or Markel Corporation is assuming any of the undersigned's
responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Rule 144.

Date:  February 22, 2017

                            /s/ Alan I. Kirshner

                            Alan I. Kirshner
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