SICOM…Retirement of Group Chief Executive Officer and Appointment of Acting Group Chief Executive Officer

SICOM Group Chief Executive Officer, Mrs Karuna G. Bhoojedhur-Obeegadoo, is proceeding on retirement as from 01 October 2017, after nearly 34 years of loyal service with the Company.

As a graduate from the London School of Economics and Political Science, Mrs Bhoojedhur-Obeegadoo joined the State Insurance Company of Mauritius Ltd in 1984. As one of the only two fully qualified Actuaries in Mauritius, she was appointed Actuary and Manager in 1990 and as Managing Director in 1996 and has also been serving the Company as Director on several boards. After retiring as Group CEO, Mrs Bhoojedhur-Obeegadoo has been appointed by the Shareholders to serve SICOM as a Director on the Board, thus ensuring a smooth transition.

The Board met on 28 September 2017 under the Chairmanship of Mr Prem Beejan and decided to appoint Mr J. M. C. Gilles Chaperon as Acting Group Chief Executive Officer effective as from 01 October 2017. Mr Chaperon is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII) UK and a Chartered Insurer. He reckons more than 35 years of experience with the Company in a wide range of functions and as an insurance professional, holding various posts at Management level in the Life and Pensions Department. He was the Chief Support Officer of the Company until now and as such was responsible for the Marketing, IT, Compliance, Risk Management and Corporate Social Responsibility functions at senior management level.


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