Deputy Chairman, Business Executive
Mr. Algernon Cargill holds an MBA degree with honours from the University of the Miami. His professional career to date encompasses Strategic Management, Banking and Finance and Sales and Marketing. Mr. Cargill spent 23 years with a large commercial bank, rising to the rank of General Manager of Branch Banking. This was followed by engagement with one of the international oil companies which extended his reach into the global market, including a multiyear assignment as Country Chairman and Legal Representative with Chevron Puerto Rico LLC, with responsibility for sales, service, marketing, risk management and financial performance for a regional district compromising Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, Antigua, St Kitts, Dutch St Maarten and French St Martin, as well as Dominica and St Lucia. He was appointed Director and CEO of the National Insurance Board in October 2008 and currently serves as the Director of Aviation in the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation, managing the entire Aviation Portfolio for the Minister of Tourism and Aviation.
He has lectured in programmes at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica, Trinidad and Barbados, and at Sir Arthur Lewis Community College in subject areas ranging from Strategic Management, International Business to Personnel Management and Industrial Relations. He is currently an Adjunct Professor in the University of the Bahamas’ School of Business, Tourism and Hospitality Studies where he lectures in The Banking, Economics and Finance and Management Departments. He represents the Central American and Caribbean Region as a FINA (Global Governing Body for Aquatic Sports) and is the current President of The Bahamas Aquatics Federation.
He is the President of the Bahamas Aquatics Federation and a Member of the Bureau of FINA, the global governing body for Aquatics Sports, representing the Central American and Caribbean Region.