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Appointment: Delphine Traoré appointed CEO Allianz Africa

. Effective November 1, 2021, Delphine Traoré becomes CEO of Allianz Africa. She retains her current responsibilities as COO



Delphine Traoré, Allianz Africa
Delphine Traoré, Regional CEO of Allianz Africa

Delphine Traoré, member of the Board of Management of Allianz Africa and regional chief operations officer (COO), will succeed Coenraad Vrolijk and assume the role of Allianz Africa Regional Chief Executive Officer (CEO), in addition to her current responsibilities.

Coenraad will leave Allianz Africa to pursue new opportunities outside of the Allianz group.

These changes will become effective November 1st, 2021.

Delphine Traoré joined Allianz Group in 2005 with Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) Canada.

She held the positions of a Liability Underwriter and Head of Market Management before she became CEO of AGCS Africa in 2012.

Delphine Traoré joined Allianz Africa as COO in 2017 and remained a non-executive member of the Board of Management of AGCS Africa.

In 2015, Coenraad joined as a Senior Advisor to the Board of Management of Allianz SE and became Allianz Africa Regional CEO in 2017.

During his tenure, he oversaw the expansion of Allianz footprint in Morocco, Nigeria and recently East Africa, in addition to successfully building a strong regional framework.

Chris Townsend, board Member of Allianz SE says: “We thank Coenraad for his contribution and dedication during his time with Allianz and wish him all the best in his future endeavors. We look forward to working with Delphine in this capacity and wish her every success in her new responsibilities.”

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