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Thomas S. Gayner

Markel Corporation

Tom Gayner is Co-Chief Executive Officer and Director of Markel Corporation. He was President and Chief Investment Officer from May 2010-December 2015. He also serves as a Director of Cable One, Inc., Colfax Corporation, Davis Series Mutual Funds, and Graham Holdings Company. Mr. Gayner also serves on the boards of the non-profit entities Bon Secours Health System and the Community Foundation of Richmond, and he is a member of the Investment Advisory Committee of the Virginia Retirement System. Prior to joining the Company in 1990, Mr. Gayner was a certified public accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and a Vice President of Davenport & Company of Virginia. Mr. Gayner brings executive management experience, in-depth knowledge of the Company and insight into the Company’s strategic investment opportunities to the Board and its deliberations.