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.
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
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.
Job title: Group CFO
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Dirk Viljoen nominated for 2022 CFO Awards
The Hollard Insurance CFO has been nominated for the Awards a second time.
Dirk Viljoen nominated for 2021 CFO Awards
Dirk has been nominated for his work as the group CFO of Hollard.