Friday 4 August Luncheon

Friday 4 August Luncheon

Guest Speaker:   Richard Faber, Executive Director | Discovery Limited

Topic:                  Discovery’s experience expanding outside South Africa – Lessons learned

Richard Farber is an Executive Director of Discovery. From 2003 to 2017 he was Group CFO and Financial Director and played an instrumental role in Discovery’s international expansion.

Discovery is a shared value insurance company whose purpose and ambition (to make people healthier and enhance and protect their lives) is achieved through a pioneering business model that incentivises people to be healthier, drive better and undertake activities to enhance and protect their lives. Today Discovery impacts over 6.9 million lives, with insurance licenses in South Africa and the UK and partnerships with leading insurers– AIA in South East Asia, Generali in Europe, Ping An in China, ManuLife and John Hancock in North America, and Sumitomo in Japan.

During Richard’s tenure as Group CFO and Financial Director, Discovery grew from operations in 2 countries with a net profit of ZAR362 million to 15 countries with a net profit of ZAR3,7 billion, and the share price increased 20 fold.


Date:                Friday 4 August 2017

Venue:             The Kelvin Club 14–30 Melbourne Place

(East-side of Russell Street between Little Collins & Bourke)

Time:               12:30 pm for 12:40 pm

RSVP:               COB Wednesday 2 August


Note:  A booking fee of $2.30 will be applied.

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  • Dress code: Business casual
  • Please advise of any dietary requirements well in advance
  • Due to catering requirements, payment will be required despite non-attendance or cancellation after the RSVP date