CERTIFICATION OF PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL OFFICER
FURNISHED PURSUANT TO 18
U.S.C. SECTION 1350
In connection with the Quarterly Report of Markel Corporation (the Company) on Form 10-Q for the period
ended March 31, 2011 as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the date hereof (the Report), I, Anne G. Waleski, Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Company, certify pursuant to 18 U.S.C.
Section 1350, as adopted pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, that:
||The Report fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; and |
||The information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.
/s/ Anne G. Waleski
|Anne G. Waleski|
|Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer|
|May 5, 2011|