The South African Insurance Association at its Annual Meeting held virtually on 22 July 2021 has re-elected the board and welcomed newly elected Board Member, Mr Phillip Donnelly who joins the SAIA Board from Bidvest Insurance Company Ltd.
Ms Robyn Farrell resigned from the SAIA Board at the end of April 2021 upon her stepping down from being Managing Director of Auto and General.
SAIA Board Chairman, Mr Cedric Masondo thanked all Board members for their diligent work over the past year, highlighting that the year 2020 and 2021 have not been easy as the industry had to deal with Contingency Business Interruption claims, as well as the recent politically motivated riots in KwaZulu Natal and Gauteng.
The newly elected SAIA Board Members are as follows:
About the SAIA
The South African Insurance Association (SAIA) is the representative body of the non-life insurance industry. It represents the industry to all relevant stakeholders to ensure a sustainable and dynamic industry. SAIA has 57 members, comprising all categories of non-life insurers, including reinsurers. Its members abide by the SAIA Code of Conduct, which ensures adherence to best-practice industry standards and self-regulation.
Its vision is to promote and represent the interests of the non-life insurance industry, while leading and enhancing the efforts of the industry to become recognised and trusted as an important contributor to the South African economy and society.