MAC Group expands its aviation team

MAC Commercial & Professional Risks has announced a specialist appointment to its Aviation Division. Brian Kirkland has joined as an “Aviation Consultant”.

Brian has over 30 years experience in the aviation insurance industry including spells with the captive insurance businesses of KLM, SAS and Swissair. In addition he worked extensively for Cox’s, a Lloyds syndicate, operating in the aircraft insurance industry.

Jon McGowan, Managing Director of the MAC Group said, “Our appointment of Brian reflects MAC’s dedication to only working with specialist professionals who are absolute experts in their chosen field. Our clients, who already include aviation related businesses, expect nothing but the very highest levels of experience and professionalism from MAC and with Brian joining the MAC Team; we are delighted to continue this tradition”.

Trevor Vels, General Manager of MAC Commercial added, “We have seen a superb response from both on and off the Island to the launch of MAC Commercial and in the last 18 months we have handled some of the most prestigious financial risks in the market. As we have developed our aviation business, we felt that we needed even more dedicated resources and as I had known Brian for several years, it was a logical step to appoint him in this new role.