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Allianz partners with the AIO at their 46th annual conference

11 June 2019 Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty Africa


• Over a 1000 delegates from over 60 countries will be present at one of the largest insurance gatherings
• The theme of the conference is Insurance penetration in Africa: “Insuring the uninsured”.
• Allianz to continue increasing insurance coverage for individuals and businesses in Africa through trusted and innovative solutions.

Allianz announced that it has partnered with the African Insurance Organization (AIO) for their 46th conference and assembly from June 9 – 13 at Emperors Palace, Johannesburg, South Africa. The theme of the conference is Insurance penetration in Africa: Insuring the uninsured.

“The majority of individuals and businesses in Africa are not insured or are underinsured. That’s why we have partnered with the AIO for this conference to explore ways of ensuring that people and companies in Africa are adequately insured through innovative products and solutions that fit their needs,” says Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) Africa CEO, Thusang Mahlangu.

Allianz has been operating in the continent since 1912 and accompanies clients in 39 countries through a broad range of personal and corporate insurance services, ranging from property, life and health insurance to assistance services to credit insurance and global business insurance. It provides micro-insurance for 500,000 low income families and individuals in Africa. The continent’s economic growth and increasing insurance penetration is linked to the insurer’s long-term growth aspirations, specifically of the insurance sector.

“Allianz has a great ambition in Africa and we are eager to insure and protect all our clients’ individual and corporate needs. Allianz’s initial presence on the continent dates from more than a century, we now aim to be the leading insurance company in Africa by providing best-in-class services and advisory to our clients as well as offering innovative insurance solutions and technical excellence,” says Allianz Africa COO and Vice President of the AIO Delphine Traoré.

 

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