Discovery insurance group said it has hired Deon Marius Viljoen as its new group chief financial officer
In a new statement released by Discovery, Deon Marius Viljoen was recruited from financial services group Alexander Forbes.
Alexander Forbes also involve in insurance and risk management consulting in South Africa.
Discovery said Deon Marius Viljoen joins the company as it moves closer to establishing a banking presence in South Africa.
He will take up his new role at Discovery in May, the company said in a statement.
He had been CFO at Alexander Forbes since 2007 and also served as its interim CEO for a short period last year.”Deon brings tremendous experience to this role, and will add value to the Discovery team,” Discovery said
Discovery Limited is a South Africa-based financial services group that is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) with its headquarters in Sandton