The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has announced that Tavaziva Madzinga, CEO, Swiss Re, UK and Ireland (UKI) has joined its board.
Madzinga has been Swiss Re’s CEO for the UK and Ireland since January 2019.
Recently he was managing director and market executive for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) leading Swiss Re’s Reinsurance work in the region across both L&H and P&C lines of business.
Madzinga joined Swiss Re in October 2016 from Old Mutual where he was regional CEO for South and East Africa. Previous roles during his 16 year career at Old Mutual include COO Old Mutual Africa, CEO for Old Mutual Kenya and CEO for Old Mutual Nigeria.
ABI board chair Jon Dye, CEO, Allianz Insurance, said: “I am delighted to welcome Tava to the ABI Board. His experience, expertise and insight across the market will be invaluable as the insurance and long-term savings sector navigates some very challenging times over the year ahead.”
Madzinga added: “The ABI plays a pivotal role in our industry particularly at this time as we face many challenges, opportunities and uncertainty.
“We need to continue to position the industry as a force for societal good, resilience and progress. I am pleased to be joining the board and look forward to working with the management team and board in making the world more resilient.”