AfricaBancassurance 2013

The horse, the race and the back office

During the African Bancassurance Conference in 2013, Mia Geringer, the Director of Solveco, gave an interesting presentation on the importance of an effective systems development process for the development and implementation of a new back-office system in the short-term industry. The presentation can be downloaded here in PDF format.
AfricaBancassurance 2013

Product development for Africa

How does product development fare on the larger continent of Africa? During the 2013 African Bancassurance Conference Lloyd Campbell-Gibson gave a fascinating presentation in which he explored the diverse product development initiatives across Africa. Please feel free to contact Lloyd at: Lloyd_CampbellGibson@swissre.com to get a copy of the presentation.
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Bancassurance beyond Credit Life

During last year’s African Bancassurance Conference Sean Gilday listed the various financial product and service needs of each segment in the bank and the products that are appropriate to them. From there he indicated which channels are suitable to reach them most effectively and ended with a summary of global bancassurance and product development trends. Find the full presentation in PDF form here.
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Third African Insurance Distribution Conference

The third annual African Bancassurance Conference, held in Cape Town in 2013, followed hot on the heels of the World Economic Forum, and some delegates merely crossed from one venue to the next, to continue to explore opportunities and challenges in Africa. The common theme of the conference was the technological advancement that has been making strides on the African continent, and delegates agreed that new innovations are booming on this continent of promise.
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Branding in a partnership context

This year’s fourth African Bancassurance Conference will be held in Kenya and Ghana in March. To recap last year, download the presentation of Chris Moerdyk, Independent Marketing and Branding Consultant, in PDF format. Chris took the audience on a whirlwind tour of marketing in today’s mad world where people get bombarded with 10 000 marketing messages when they simply drive to the mall and back. It is all about fighting for space in the visually over-stimulated world we live in, he said. Chris also demonstrated the value of effective communication on social media channels.
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Covering all the bases

In 2014 the African Bancassurance Conference will be held in Kenya and Ghana. Last year Izak Smit, Managing Member of Absa Brokers, gave a presentation in which he provided facts for deciding whether the bank should develop its own insurance products or not. For the full presentation, feel free the download the PDF here.
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Opportunities in branch distribution

This year’s fourth African Bancassurance Conference will be held in Kenya and Ghana in March. To recap last year, download the presentation of Charmaine Scott, Head of Bancassurance Africa at Standard Bank, in PDF format here. Scott spoke about insurance distribution opportunities in bank branches across the continent, with a road map to success to boot.
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RGA Face to Face Bancassurance Survey

Johann Van Niekerk, Head of Business Development, RGA¬†takes us through a journey of bank branch exposure, showing the vast differences in approach and success with in-branch sales. Face-to-face sales in branches form an essential part…