ZIMBA NAMED INSURANCE FIRM BOSS IN KENYA

A Zimbabwean, Tavaziva Madzinga has been named as the new group managing director of insurance giant, Britam Holdings in Kenya.

 He replaces Kenyan, Dr. Benson Irungu who is retiring on 31st January after 40 years. His appointment followed an in-depth recruitment process that spanned over two years. “The Board is confident that the Company will benefit immensely from Mr. Madzinga’s skills, knowledge, and vast experience,” the firm said.

Madzinga is an actuarial scientist, holder of a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Cape Town, and has attended INSEAD Business School, France, and Harvard Business School. He has over 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry and has served in various capacities which include Chief Executive Officer of Swiss Re (UK and Ireland), Managing Director, Swiss Re Middle East, and Africa, Regional Chief Executive Officer South and East Africa Old Mutual.

He worked for Swiss Re for three years and at Old Mutual for 16 years which included being Chief Executive Officer in Kenya.

  

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