Zimbabwean Actuary Appointed Britam Holdings Chief Executive
Actuarial scientist Tavaziva Madzinga has been appointed Britam Holdings chief executive with effect from 1 February 2021.
The Zimbabwean replaces Benson Wairegi who is retiring on January 31, 2021, after 40 years of service.
The chairman of the Kenyan-headquartered diversified financial services group, Andrew Hollas said in a statement:
The board is confident that the company will benefit immensely from Mr Madzinga’s skills, knowledge and vast experience.
Madzinga’s appointment followed an in-depth recruitment process which spanned over two years, the company said.
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According to Business Daily, Madzinga has over 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry and has served in various capacities including as chief executive of Swiss Re (UK & Ireland).
Meanwhile, Wairegi will continue to serve the company in “different capacities”, Britam said.