Britam Holdings has announced the appointment of Mr Tavaziva Madzinga as the Group Managing Director of Britam Holdings Plc Group, effective 1st February 2021.
Mr Tavaziza 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.
The group added that he has 20 years’ experience in the Insurance industry and has served in various capacities which include Chief Executive Officer Swiss Re (UK & Ireland).
Mr Tavaziva Madzinga has worked as the managing director at Swiss Re Middle East & Africa and as Regional Chief Executive Officer South & East Africa Old Mutual. He worked for Swiss Re for 3 years and at Old Mutual for 16 years which included being Chief Executive Officer in Kenya.
He has taken over from the long-serving Dr Benson Irungu Wairegi who has served the group for 40 years and has helped grow Britam from a small home service insurance to a listed multinational company at the Nairobi Securities Exchange, with a presence in 7 countries in Africa.
The board expressed confidence in Mr Tavaziza Madzinga saying,
“The Board is confident that the Company will benefit immensely from Mr. Madzinga’s skills, knowledge and vast experience,” said the board