Prudential appoints new CEO for Africa

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Newly appointed Prudential CEO Emmanuel Mokobi Aryee
Newly appointed Prudential CEO Emmanuel Mokobi Aryee

Insurer Prudential has announced the appointment of Emmanuel Mokobi Aryee as the new Chief Executive Officer for Africa to oversee the operations of Prudential in its eight African markets.

The appointment, seeks to centralise Prudential’s operations in Africa as well as strengthen and grow the business in markets where it currently operates.

Commenting on the appointment, Solmaz Altin, the Prudential Managing Director, Strategic Business Group, said he was pleased on Mokobi’s new role, noting that it will take effect on 1 January 2023 based at the Africa regional hub in Nairobi.

“Africa is a strategic growth driver for our Group, building the talent and capacity to drive the next level of business growth is key and will foster greater efficiency and effective decision making to help us deliver on our purpose of helping people in Africa get the most out of life by making healthcare and financial security more accessible and affordable’’ Solmaz added.

Currently Mokobi is the Regional Chief Executive Officer for two regions: East and Central, as well as West and Southern Africa.

Mokobi is a well-known industry veteran, with more than 29 years of experience of commercial leadership in Africa.

His past experience includes turning around businesses on the African continent, moving Prudential to the number one market position in some of our countries, and gaining recognition as an innovative player.

Over the years, he has nurtured employees and created room for talent to thrive.

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