Head of reinsurance appointed at SanlamAllianz
Ilyes Hassib has been appointed head of reinsurance at SanlamAllianz, a joint venture between Sanlam and Allianz.
SanlamAllianz received regulatory approval earlier in September. The companies are planning for it to be a leading Pan-African non-banking financial services company with a presence in 27 countries in Africa.
Hassib retains his existing position as chief executive of Sanlam Africa subsidiary Saham Reinsurance in Mauritius, where he oversees its business strategy, mission, vision, and direction, and resource management and promotes transformational change in support of the reinsurance captive business for an insurance group with operations in 26+ countries across Africa, and the Middle East.
He started at Sanlam Africa in 2014 as a senior reinsurance underwriter.
Prior to that he was manager, reinsurance/property & engineering at insurance broker Agma Lahlou-Tazi from 2012 to 2014 in Casablanca, Morocco.