Dirk Viljoen

Dirk Viljoen has been the group CFO of Hollard since October 2018.

Dirk holds a masters of science degree from the University of Witwatersrand as well as a bachelor of science degree from the University of Johannesburg. He is also a fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries in Edinburgh.

Prior to his appointment as group CFO, Dirk served in various actuarial roles within the Hollard Group. Before this, he served as a technical manager at Fedsure. He also served as a risk manager at Commercial Union Asset Managers in Cape Town.

He holds directorship roles on the boards of various companies under the Hollard Holdings group, as well as non-executive directorship roles and chairman positions. He is also a director on the boards of Clarendon Transport Union and Ooba.

For his work as the group CFO of Hollard, Dirk has been nominated for the 2021 CFO Awards.

Work
2018 – Present     Group CFO, Hollard
2012 – 2018          Chief actuary, Hollard
2012 – 2015          Statutory actuary, Covision life
2008 – 2012          Alternate statutory actuary, Hollard
2001 – 2008          General actuarial support, Hollard
2000 – 2001          Technical Manager, Fedsure
1999 – 2000          Product development: Risk, Fedsure
1998 – 1999          Risk manager, Commercial Union Asset Managers
1997 – 1998          General actuarial duties, Sage Life

Education
2012                        MSc, University of Witwatersrand
2006                        Fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries (Edinburgh)
1996                        BSc, University of Johannesburg

About company: Hollard is an insurance group based in South Africa that operates under two insurance licences: short term and life.

Company: Hollard

Job title: Group CFO

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