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Press Releases

  • Date posted: 30 Jun 2015

    Wesbank and Hollard Team up for a new joint venture

    22 June 2015: WesBank, a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, and The Hollard Insurance Group announced today they will formalise their long-standing relationship through the formation of a new holding company, which will ...READ MORE >

  • Date posted: 5 Jun 2015

    Hollard Awarded Commercial And Corporate Insurer Of The Year

    05 June 2015 - Hollard Insurance has scooped the awards for Commercial and Corporate Insurer of the year at the annual awards of the Financial Intermediaries Association of Southern Africa (FIA). ...READ MORE >

  • Date posted: 6 May 2015

    New child car seat legislation set to improve overall road safety

    As of 1 May 2015, children under the age of three travelling in a private vehicle are required to sit on an appropriate child restraint (i.e. a car chair). ...READ MORE >

  • Date posted: 24 Mar 2015

    Hollard Botswana and Botswana Trade Union sign JV agreement

    Hollard Botswana and Babereki Investments, the Financial Services arm of Botswana’s largest trade union, Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU)have signed a joint venture agreement. The agreement, which has a term of f ...READ MORE >

  • Date posted: 17 Mar 2015

    Hollard launches my life & more

    A smart, all-in-one life cover that consolidates all funeral policies into one affordable policy. ...READ MORE >

  • Date posted: 4 Feb 2015

    Hollard Broker Markets appoints new MDs

    Hollard today announced the appointment of Nash Omar and Pierre Geyer as joint Managing Directors of Hollard’s Broker Markets division with effect from 1 May 2015. ...READ MORE >

  • Date posted: 22 Jan 2015

    A close focus on risk management will unlock SME wealth over the next decade

    While South Africa’s New Year headlines focus on Eskom’s power generation woes, the reality is that our economy faces many and varied risks. ...READ MORE >

Company Overview 

As South Africa's largest privately-owned insurance group, Hollard Insurance incorporates the companies Hollard Insurance and Hollard Life Assurance. Established in 1980, the Hollard Group provides short-term and life insurance as well as investment products to a diverse customer base including individual consumers, commercial entities and corporate clients.

It ranks among a growing number of companies advocating an inclusive growth model, measuring its social dividends aside its shareholder contributions.

Since inception, partnership has been at the heart of its business model, with the group today boasting over 100 ventures across the insurance value chain. Each one demonstrates the Hollard belief that there remains a better way. 

Headquartered in the historic Villa Arcadia in Parktown, Johannesburg, the group embraces 6 million policy holders in 10 countries on four continents. Hollard employs almost 3000 people and posted R15,1bn in premium income in the year to June 2014.

Spokespeople

  • Nic Kohler
     

    Group Chief Executive Officer

    To arrange an interview with Nic, please contact:

    Warwick Bloom
    Public Relations
    082 496 4376 
    warwickb@hollard.co.za

  • Brooks Mparutsa
     

    Chief Financial Officer

    To arrange an interview with Brooks, please contact:

    Warwick Bloom
    Public Relations 
    082 496 4376 
    warwickb@hollard.co.za

  • Mandla Shezi
     

    MD of Hollard Affinities and Direct

    To arrange an interview with Mandla, please contact:

    Warwick Bloom
    Public Relations 
    082 496 4376 
    warwickb@hollard.co.za

  • Stef Theofanidis
     

    MD of Hollard Insurance Partners

    To arrange an interview with Stef, please contact:

    Warwick Bloom
    Public Relations 
    082 496 4376 
    warwickb@hollard.co.za

  • Saks Ntombela
     

    MD of Hollard Life & Investments

    To arrange an interview with Saks, please contact:

    Warwick Bloom
    Public Relations 
    082 496 4376 
    warwickb@hollard.co.za

  • Ian Ross
     

    Chief Underwriting Officer &
    MD of International Operations

    To arrange an interview with Ian, please contact:

    Warwick Bloom
    Public Relations 
    082 496 4376 
    warwickb@hollard.co.za

  • Heidi Brauer
     

    Chief Marketing Officer

    To arrange an interview with Heidi, please contact:

    Warwick Bloom
    Public Relations 
    082 496 4376 
    warwickb@hollard.co.za

  • Nyeleti Shirilele
     

    Company Secretary &
    Head of Governance

    To arrange an interview with Nyeleti, please contact:

    Warwick Bloom
    Public Relations 
    082 496 4376 
    warwickb@hollard.co.za

  • Wikus Luus
     

    Chief Risk Officer

    To arrange an interview with Wikus, please contact:

    Warwick Bloom
    Public Relations 
    082 496 4376 
    warwickb@hollard.co.za

  • Brent Wyborn
     

    Executive Head: Group Services

    To arrange an interview with Brent, please contact:

    Warwick Bloom
    Public Relations 
    082 496 4376 
    warwickb@hollard.co.za

  • Frans Prinsloo
     

    MD of Hollard International

    To arrange an interview with Frans, please contact:

    Warwick Bloom
    Public Relations 
    082 496 4376 
    warwickb@hollard.co.za

  • David Green
     

    Chief Investment Officer
    Hollard Investments

    To arrange an interview with David, please contact:

    Warwick Bloom
    Public Relations 
    082 496 4376 
    warwickb@hollard.co.za

  • Gail Walters
     

    MD of Corporate Affairs

    To arrange an interview with Gail, please contact:

    Warwick Bloom
    Public Relations 
    082 496 4376 
    warwickb@hollard.co.za

  • Nash Omar
     

    Joint MD of Hollard Broker Markets

    To arrange an interview with Nash, please contact:

    Warwick Bloom 
    Public Relations  
    082 496 4376  
    warwickb@hollard.co.za

  • Pierre Geyer
     

    Joint MD of Hollard Broker Markets

    To arrange an interview with Pierre, please contact:

    Warwick Bloom  
    Public Relations   
    082 496 4376   
    warwickb@hollard.co.za

  • Willem Smith
     

    MD of Hollard Personal Lines

    To arrange an interview with Willem, please contact:

    Warwick Bloom   
    Public Relations    
    082 496 4376    
    warwickb@hollard.co.za

  • Galina Kroucheva
     

    Chief Information Officer

    To arrange an interview with Galina, please contact:

    Warwick Bloom    
    Public Relations     
    082 496 4376     
    warwickb@hollard.co.za

  • Dirk Viljoen
     

    Chief Actuary

    To arrange an interview with Dirk, please contact:

    Warwick Bloom     
    Public Relations      
    082 496 4376      
    warwickb@hollard.co.za