ALLIANZ AFRICA APPOINTS Mrs. ADJA SAMB AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF ALLIANZ SENEGAL
Allianz Africa announced on January 7th, 2019 the appointment of Mrs. Adja SAMB as CEO of Allianz Senegal, effective January 1st, 2019. Till her appointment, Mrs. Adja SAMB served as Head of Operations and Chief Marketing Officer at Allianz Morocco, a position she held from March 2015. Based in Dakar, she replaces Mr. Xavier LAURENT who is taking on new responsibilities as Regional Head of Market Management. Mrs. Adja SAMB will manage both life and non-life entities in Senegal and report to Mr. Coenraad VROLIJK, Regional Chief Executive Officer of Allianz Africa.
Mrs. Adja SAMB held the position of Global Proposition Manager at Zurich Insurance Group before making the move to Allianz in Casablanca. Prior to her move to Zurich Insurance Group, she spent 10 years at AIG in a number of regional and local roles in France and Switzerland.
Mrs. Adja SAMB is an MBA Graduate from the ESCEM Poitiers Business School (France). She also holds a Masters in International Management from the University of Northampton (United Kingdom) as well as a Post-Graduate Degree in Quantitative Methods and Corporate Modelling from the University of Lille III (France).