MVB Financial welcomes Marty Becker to its Board of Directors

– USA, WV –  MVB Financial Corp. (Nasdaq: MVBF) today announced the appointment of Marty Becker to its Board of Directors.

“Marty Becker is a seasoned executive with 35 years of experience including CEO and chairman leadership positions in insurance, reinsurance and insurance brokerage organizations in the U.S. and internationally, as well as insurance-related private equity, advisory and investment banking roles. Marty is a welcome addition to MVB’s Board of Directors,” said Board Chairman, David Alvarez.

“Marty Becker’s extensive experience on boards of public, private, and non-profit entities in a variety of industries give him a unique perspective of value to MVB as we continue to grow,” said CEO, Larry Mazza. “I look forward to working with Marty as a trusted partner on the financial frontier.”

About Marty Becker

Mr. Becker is immediate past Chairman of the Board of QBE Insurance Group, a top 15 global property and casualty insurer. QBE is headquartered in Sydney, Australia, and writes over $15 billion of annual premiums through operations on five continents. He was appointed to the Board in 2013, became Chair in 2014, and served until March 2020.

Mr. Becker served as President and CEO of Alterra Capital Holdings Limited, and its predecessors from 2006 to 2013. Alterra, acquired in 2013 by Markel Corporation, was a global specialty insurance and reinsurance company headquartered in Bermuda. Mr. Becker joined Alterra’s predecessor Max Capital Group Ltd. in 2006 as Chairman and CEO, has been a director since 2004. Before that, he led the restructuring and wind-down of Trenwick Group Ltd.; served as non-executive chairman of Hales & Company; was Chairman and CEO of Orion Capital Corporation, an NYSE-listed company with assets exceeding $4 billion; served as President and CEO of DPIC Companies, an Orion Capital subsidiary; was President and CEO of McDonough Caperton Insurance Group, and worked with the public accounting firm of Ernst & Young.

Mr. Becker serves on a variety of corporate boards in the financial services, manufacturing, and non-profit sectors: director of Axis Capital (NYSE: AXS); director of Encova Mutual Insurance in Columbus, Ohio; director of Amynta Group in New York City; director of Dorado Insurance in Hamilton, Bermuda; Advisory Board member of private equity funds American Securities, Cohesive Capital and Madison Dearborn Partners; director of The Mountain Companies of Parkersburg, West Virginia; member of the Board of Governors of West Virginia University; director of the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce; current Chair of the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences.

Mr. Becker earned his Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degrees from West Virginia University. He is a Certified Public Accountant. He has received various honors, including being named to the West Virginia University Academy of Distinguished Alumni and the West Virginia Business Hall of Fame. He received the Leading CPA in the Business designation of the West Virginia Society of CPAs, the Delta Tau Delta National Alumni Achievement Award, and the 2019 Spirit of the Valley award for community service in Charleston, West Virginia.

About MVB Financial Corp.

MVB Financial Corp., the holding company of MVB Bank, Inc., is publicly traded on The Nasdaq Capital Market under the ticker “MVBF.” Nasdaq is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information, and public company services. Through its subsidiary, MVB Bank, Inc., and the Bank’s subsidiaries, MVB Community Development Corporation, MVB Technology, Chartwell Compliance, and Paladin Fraud, the Company provides financial services to individuals and corporate clients in the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond.

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