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Meet the CIB Team

Meet the team behind CIB, who drive the passion for innovation, integrity and service excellence.

Meet The CIB Team

Meet the team behind CIB, who drive the passion for innovation, integrity and service excellence.

Douglas
Donnelly

Group
CEO

Douglas Donnelly

Group CEO

Wilhelm
von La Chevallerie

Managing
Director

Wilhelm, a fellow of the actuarial society of South Africa, started his career at FJA in Munich (Germany) developing insurance software. In 2000 he joined Hollandia Re (now Hannover Re Africa) in Johannesburg. Wilhelm was seconded to Compass Insurance Company as Chief Underwriting Officer, managing a number of UMAs. Thereafter he joined EMB (an actuarial consulting firm) as a director of the South African office.

In 2010 Wilhelm joined CIB and in 2013 was appointed MD. His career has presented him with the unique understanding of the short-term market gained from a variety of angles.

His vision is to grow the brand of CIB by continuing to build on its unparalleled understanding of the broker market.

Wilhelm von La Chevallerie

Managing Director

Wilhelm, a fellow of the actuarial society of South Africa, started his career at FJA in Munich (Germany) developing insurance software. In 2000 he joined Hollandia Re (now Hannover Re Africa) in Johannesburg. Wilhelm was seconded to Compass Insurance Company as Chief Underwriting Officer, managing a number of UMAs. Thereafter he joined EMB (an actuarial consulting firm) as a director of the South African office.

In 2010 Wilhelm joined CIB and in 2013 was appointed MD. His career has presented him with the unique understanding of the short-term market gained from a variety of angles.

His vision is to grow the brand of CIB by continuing to build on its unparalleled understanding of the broker market.

Steven
Munro

Chief
Financial Officer

Steven joined CIB in 2006 as the financial manager and was since promoted to Chief Financial Officer in 2013. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant – CA(SA) – having completed articles at Nolands Incorporated. His responsibilities stretch beyond the area of finance, including Information and Communications Technology.

Steven Munro

Chief Financial Officer

Steven joined CIB in 2006 as the financial manager and was since promoted to Chief Financial Officer in 2013. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant – CA(SA) – having completed articles at Nolands Incorporated. His responsibilities stretch beyond the area of finance, including Information and Communications Technology.

Jon-Jon
Smit

Director of Sales and
Marketing

JonJon started his career at M&F as a claims consultant, and over a 2 year period become a broker consultant on both personal and commercial business. He then moved to Guardian National as a Commercial Sales Manager and later joined Alexander Forbes Risk Services as Regional Sales Manager. Jonjon’s journey with CIB started in 2001 when he was employed as Commercial Sales Manager. Now part of CIB’s executive team, and as Director of Sales and Marketing, he manages broker distribution, new business nationally and marketing for the company.

His passion and wide range of sales experience gained over more than 25 years in the industry in a sales capacity unlocks an endless amount of doors for new business opportunities.

Jon-Jon Smit

Director of
Sales and Marketing

JonJon started his career at M&F as a claims consultant, and over a 2 year period become a broker consultant on both personal and commercial business. He then moved to Guardian National as a Commercial Sales Manager and later joined Alexander Forbes Risk Services as Regional Sales Manager. Jonjon’s journey with CIB started in 2001 when he was employed as Commercial Sales Manager. Now part of CIB’s executive team, and as Director of Sales and Marketing, he manages broker distribution, new business nationally and marketing for the company.

His passion and wide range of sales experience gained over more than 25 years in the industry in a sales capacity unlocks an endless amount of doors for new business opportunities.

Brian
Mallinson CA(SA)

Independent
non-executive director

Brian retired from KPMG in 2013, where he was a senior partner for many years. During his latter years with KPMG, Brian specialized in the rendering of professional services to short term and long term insurance companies, reinsurance companies and insurance brokers.

Brian Mallinson CA(SA)

Independent non-executive director

Brian retired from KPMG in 2013, where he was a senior partner for many years. During his latter years with KPMG, Brian specialized in the rendering of professional services to short term and long term insurance companies, reinsurance companies and insurance brokers.

Victoria
Morris

Head of Quality Assurance and Procurement

Vicki started her career at Standard Bank where she worked for six years before finding her way into the Insurance Industry. Vicki joined Hollard in 2001 as a personal lines underwriter. This position was short lived when she was asked to Head up the Claims Division for AA Insurance Services. She held various positions in this business until she went on maternity leave. On her return from maternity leave she joined the Forensic Team at Hollard. She continued to perform this role until joining CIB in December 2011.

Vicki currently heads up the Quality Assurance and Procurement divisions within CIB.

Quality Assurance assists management to evaluate and improve business processes in order to ensure and support continuous improvement for the achievement of the company’s objectives. Procurement secures trusted and efficient providers at the best quality and price.

Victoria Morris

Head of Quality
Assurance and Procurement

Vicki started her career at Standard Bank where she worked for six years before finding her way into the Insurance Industry. Vicki joined Hollard in 2001 as a personal lines underwriter. This position was short lived when she was asked to Head up the Claims Division for AA Insurance Services. She held various positions in this business until she went on maternity leave. On her return from maternity leave she joined the Forensic Team at Hollard. She continued to perform this role until joining CIB in December 2011.

Vicki currently heads up the Quality Assurance and Procurement divisions within CIB.

Quality Assurance assists management to evaluate and improve business processes in order to ensure and support continuous improvement for the achievement of the company’s objectives. Procurement secures trusted and efficient providers at the best quality and price.

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