|Trustco announces brilliant appointment|
|Written by Staff Reporter|
|Wednesday, 25 July 2012 21:13|
Trustco Group Holdings has netted yet another guru in the investment and insurance industries through the appointment of Renier Taljaard as Non-Executive Director to the Board of Directors for the holding company.Taljaard held senior executive positions at Swabou Insurance and Swabou Life, Nasria, Harvest Reinsurance Company, Trustco Insurance, Trustco Life and Prosperity Insurance. He started Swabou Insurance in 1990 and Swabou Life in 1992. He also started Harvest Reinsurance Company in 1997. He served on the board of Trustco Insurance from 2000 - 2006. He served in 2008 and 2009 as Managing Director of both Trustco Insurance and Trustco Life.
He holds a B. Econ degree, completed the Fellowship Diploma of the Insurance Institute of SA and the Associate Diploma of the Institute of Banks and successfully completed the Management Development Diploma at the University of Stellenbosch. He is registered as a Fellow member of the Insurance Institute of South Africa and Namibia.
Trustco’s Managing Director Quinton van Rooyen said that, “We are pleased to have on board someone with such a wealth of experience and as we raise our horizons to expand our insurance and mobile business in Africa and towards the BRICS countries, we are confident that Mr. Taljaard will contribute enormously to the continued growth of our company.”