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Swart joins MHG


Ft. Lauderdale-based MHG Insurance Brokers has hired Clayton Swart as business development manager. Swart, a former yacht crew, will be responsible for promoting and marketing yacht crew insurance in addition to developing business and cultivating relationships for the company’s U.S. Insurance Division.

Raised in South Africa, Swart completed his marketing degree and relocated to the U.S. 13 years ago to work on yachts. In 2007, he joined The Sacks Group as yacht sales coordinator, International Yacht Collection in 2010 and then most recently Y.CO in 2011.

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