The American Equity Underwriters, Inc., the leading provider of workers’ compensation insurance for waterfront employers and program administrator for American Longshore Mutual Association, announces Andrea Mills has been named executive director, corporate strategy.
In this new role, Mills will drive new product and service initiatives, including research and program evaluation and analysis, leadership and management of projects, and the launch of new or complementary business lines. She will collaborate closely with AEU’s leadership team and key stakeholders, as well the ALMA Member Advisory Council, to ensure optimal representation and support of the ALMA membership.
Mills joined AEU in 2013 as senior vice president, director of business development and communications. Previously, her career as an insurance broker spanned nearly three decades, including eight years with Willis in Mobile as vice president, client advocate.
“Andrea’s strength in business development and relationship-building translates well to providing leadership on business planning of new and expanded services for AEU,” said Michael Lapeyrouse, AEU president and CEO.
About The American Equity Underwriters, Inc.
With headquarters in Mobile, Alabama, The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. serves as program administrator for American Longshore Mutual Association Ltd., a group self-insurance fund authorized by the U.S. Department of Labor for waterfront employers in all 50 states under the United States Longshore and Harbor Act. AEU provides best-in-class services including claims handling, loss control, longshore consulting and other support.