Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) appointed Deon Venter as Head of Allianz Risk Consulting (ARC) in Africa effective August 1, 2020. He reports to Eva Poujardieu, ARC’s Regional Manager for the Mediterranean and Africa Region at AGCS and Thusang Mahlangu AGCS CEO in South Africa.
Deon joined AGCS in August 2019 as a Senior Risk Consultant. He began his career with Group Five Civil Engineering in 2014, as a Site Engineer. He later accepted an opportunity at a consultancy firm, EDS Engineering Design Services, with specific interests in planning, analysis and design aspects within the civil engineering industry. He has a wealth of experience in the analysis and detailed design of reinforced concrete and structural steel as well as managing projects and clients. Deon holds a Bachelor of Engineering and Honors in Structural Engineering from the University of Pretoria.
“Congratulations to Deon for his new role,” says Eva Poujardieu, ARC’s Regional Manager for the Mediterranean and Africa Region at AGCS. “He settled relatively quickly in the risk consulting field through a supportive local and global network of peers. I look forward to his contribution to the deep technical expertise we provide to our clients within the region.”
“AGCS boasts a wealth of risk consulting knowledge and industry experience and I look forward to contributing to the level of technical excellence within the region,” says Deon.
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AGCS provides a wide range of risk consulting services to help businesses manage, prevent, and reduce risks, whatever their industry. With over 280 experts spread across 24 locations worldwide, our risk consulting team is made up of experienced engineers from a wide range of technical and scientific disciplines. We provide a flexible range of risk consulting services from basic hazard and human element reporting through to in-depth analysis of industrial operations and financial exposures, across all industrial sectors and risks.