Fort Lauderdale, Florida based, MHG Insurance, an international insurance brokerage and advisory firm, has appointed Alastair Macmillan-Bell as Group CEO.
The appointment became effective on 23rd May and he is now based at Fort Lauderdale.
Andrew Dudzinski, Co-Founder and former Chairman and CEO, has assumed a new role as the group’s Executive Chairman.
A veteran of the insurance industry, Macmillan-Bell (pictured) has over 35 years experience focusing on the marine & energy market, cruise, and travel sector, along with international maritime medical services.
Most recently, Macmillan-Bell served as Senior Vice President for a leading international Risk and Human Capital solutions firm.
“I am very pleased to see Alastair assume the CEO role,” said Dudzinski. “With his extensive insurance background and international experience, Alastair comes uniquely qualified for this opportunity. I’m looking forward to working with him, and we are very excited at the opportunities we have to continue accelerating our growth across our business.
“We will be identifying new solutions that will contribute to our current industry position to generate even greater awareness of the MHG companies, as we take full advantage of the MHG brand as a leading insurance provider in the maritime industry,” he said.
MHG has over 30 years of expertise in crew employee benefits to the yacht, cruise, and commercial shipping industry, and offers insurance solutions in the important area of crew health.
The company’s solutions also extend to shiprepairers, entertainers, concessionaires, shore excursion operators, and tour operators. MHG has hull and P&I insurance expertise for small charter fleets and some very specialised products for yacht charter cancellation coverage.
“I am thrilled to join MHG and to begin working with the very talented team that is in place across our international offices,” said Macmillan-Bell. “The MHG team is at the core of what we do. Their passion is inspiring, and their dedication to serving our very valued clients is the heartbeat of the MHG companies.
“As I take on this new role, I look forward to using my experience and working with my new colleagues to continue the significant growth that has been achieved to date while identifying new solutions that will add economic value to all stakeholders,” he said.
MHG has offices in the US and Europe, staffed with a team of insurance specialists dedicated to delivering marine insurance solutions.
Established in 1991 in Miami, Florida, MHG Insurance is a global brokerage and consulting firm focusing on the marine industry. Through its extensive relationships with international underwriting markets, MHG develops and provides a full range of employee benefits, wellness solutions, risk mitigation programmes, property and casualty insurance, and financial services.
In the marine community, MHG also specialises in the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006) and developing MLC-aligned crew insurance solutions.