Allianz Appoints New CEO To Drive Life Insurance Operations In Ghana


Allianz Appoints New CEO To Drive Life Insurance Operations In Ghana

Accra, April 11, 2019 – Allianz has appointed Gideon Ataraire as Chief Executive Officer of Allianz Life Ghana. Gideon brings years of experience to the company and has a proven record of taking customer-centric companies like Allianz Life Ghana to the next level. Until this move, he was the Head of Human Resources and General Services at Allianz Nigeria.

Allianz officially launched its life operations in Ghana in May 2018 with a promise to become the life insurance company of choice for Ghanaians. Allianz Life is striving to bring the best-in-class life insurance products and services as well as the expertise of the Allianz Group to the Ghanaian market. As new CEO, Gideon will bring to Allianz Life Insurance Ghana a wealth of experience in people management, building and managing start-ups, re-organization as well as restructuring.

“Gideon’s appointment is a clear reflection of our company in Ghana’s current mindset: We have hit the ground running and are ready to take the industry by storm! Allianz Life Ghana is poised to make major gains as far as market share, customer service and use of technology are concerned, and we are excited to see what Gideon’s unique experience of managing start-ups will bring.” says Coenraad Vrolijk, Regional CEO of Allianz Africa.

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For further information please contact:

Ludivine Delfaut

Regional Head of Communications, Allianz Africa

Tel: +225 88 44 96 70 / +49 151 21 34 19 23



Elaine Arthur

Communications Manager, Allianz Life Insurance Ghana

Tel. +233 501 603 961


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