Leadership changes at Allianz Africa

26 October 2021 —
German insurer Allianz announced starting with November 1, 2021, Delphine TRAORE (COO and Board Member of Allianz Africa) will succeed Coenraad VROLIJK as Allianz Africa Regional CEO.

"Coenraad will leave Allianz Africa to pursue new opportunities outside of the Allianz group. These changes will become effective November 1, 2021", as Allianz representatives mentioned in a statement.

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

In 2015, Coenraad VROLIJK joined as a Senior Adviser 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's footprint in Morocco, Nigeria and recently East Africa, in addition to successfully building a strong regional framework.