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Press Releases

  • Date posted: 3 Sep 2015

    JOZI RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO GET OUT AND ENJOY THEIR CITY

    An urban cycling and running adventure is set to dominate some of Johannesburg’s green spaces next weekend. Sponsored by Hollard, the JURA is a fun-filled adventure run taking place at and around Marks Park on Saturday, ...READ MORE >

  • Date posted: 5 Aug 2015

    Hollard Insurance Group Announces Executive Committee Changes

    In a move that highlights the growing importance of their African and Asian ambitions, the Hollard Insurance Group today announced a number of changes to their Executive Committee. Brooks Mparutsa, currently Hollard’s Ch ...READ MORE >

  • Date posted: 22 Jul 2015

    Make Sure Your Dream Home Doesn’t Become a Nightmare

    22 July 2015 - Buying a new home is among the largest and most important financial transaction most people will undertake. House purchases are typically funded via a mix of savings (used as a deposit or down payment) an ...READ MORE >

  • Date posted: 17 Jul 2015

    The Cost of Living with Disability

    Ask anyone what they believe are the most common causes of disability and you’re most likely to hear “car accidents”, “freak incidents” or “injuries at work.” What you might be surprised to hear is that these aren’t the ...READ MORE >

  • Date posted: 17 Jul 2015

    “If it’s worth sharing, it’s worth insuring”

    Heidi Brauer, Hollard Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom recently described the photo-focused social media app as the ‘visual pulse of the world’. Hollard has tapped into this craze with its latest street pole campaign ...READ MORE >

  • Date posted: 15 Jul 2015

    Businesses need insurance more than ever as South Africa’s risk outlook turns south

    There is an age-old saying that holds that prevention is better than cure. This principle needs to be applied more rigorously in the relationship between insurer, insurance broker and business clients, argues Andre van D ...READ MORE >

  • Date posted: 14 Jul 2015

    Businesses need insurance more than ever as South Africa’s risk outlook turns south

    There is an age-old saying that holds that prevention is better than cure. This principle needs to be applied more rigorously in the relationship between insurer, insurance broker and business clients, argues Andre van D ...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