Kenya’s leading financial services company, Britam, has appointed Tavaziva Madzinga as its new group managing director to take over Benson Wairegi who has served the company for four decades. Tavaziva Madzinga is a Zimbabwean national with over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry.
Prior to his appointment, Tavaziva worked at Swiss Re as CEO of UK and Ireland, one of the world’s biggest insurance and reinsurance companies.
Britam’s board of directors welcomed the new CEO saying that they are confident that the company will gain from Tavaziva’s wealth of skills, knowledge, and experience in the insurance industry. His appointment takes effect on 1st February 2021.
Tavaziva holds a Bachelor of Business Science in Actuarial Science from the University of Cape Town. In addition, he is a qualified Actuary and a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (FIA) and a member of the Actuarial Society of South Africa.