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Allianz Africa names Delphine Traoré as CEO

25th October 2021 - Author: Katie Baker

Allianz Africa has appointed Delphine Traoré as Allianz Africa Regional Chief Executive Officer (CEO), in addition to her current responsibilities.

new-allianz-logoShe succeeds Coenraad Vrolijk who is leaving Allianz Africa to pursue new opportunities outside of the Allianz group.

Traoré joined the Allianz Group in 2005 with Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) Canada. She held the positions of a Liability Underwriter and Head of Market Management before she became CEO of AGCS Africa in 2012.

She joined Allianz Africa as COO in 2017 and remained a non-executive member of the Board of Management of AGCS Africa.

In 2015, Coenraad joined as a Senior Adviser to the Board of Management of Allianz SE and became Allianz Africa Regional CEO in 2017.

During his tenure, he oversaw the expansion of Allianz’s footprint in Morocco, Nigeria and recently East Africa, in addition to successfully building a strong regional framework.

Chris Townsend, Board Member of Allianz SE, says: “We thank Coenraad for his contribution and dedication during his time with Allianz and wish him all the best in his future endeavours. We look forward to working with Delphine in this capacity and wish her every success in her new responsibilities.”

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