Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) Africa appointed Vanessa Kohler as Senior Underwriter within the Financial Lines Business on March 1, 2016. She has over five years of experience in Financial Lines insurance and was part of corporate solutions department for a large underwriting manager.
“AGCS Africa’s purpose is to underwrite and manage complex corporate and industrial risks, which will enable us get closer to our vision of being the business and specialist insurer of choice in Africa. Vanessa’s specialist skills and strong relationships within the insurance industry strengthens our team, so we can continue to offer tested and ‘new generation’ insurance solutions that can help pan-African and multinational corporates mitigate risks such as pure financial losses and cyber through products such as Directors and Officers Liability (D&O), Pension Trust Liability (PTL), Employment Practices Liability (EPLI), Professional Indemnity (PI), Prospectus Liability Policy (POSI) and many others,” said AGCS Head of Financial Lines Nobuhle Nkosi.
Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, AGCS is Allianz Group's dedicated carrier for corporate and specialty insurance business in Africa. It provides insurance and risk consultancy across the whole spectrum of specialty, alternative risk transfer and corporate business: Marine, Energy, Engineering, Financial Lines, Liability, Mid-Corporate and Property insurance (including International Insurance Programs).