Alexander Forbes has appointed Peter Moyo as managing director of Alexander Forbes Africa. Meanwhile, Paul Sweasey has left reinsurance broker Benfield in London to join the political risk team at Alexander Forbes as divisional director, reporting to Peter Hornsby.
Alexander Forbes is a leading provider of financial and risk services internationally. Listed on the JSE Securities Exchange South Africa, the primary operations are based in South Africa and the UK. Alexander Forbes customers include small, medium and large organisations, specialist groups and individuals.
In his new position, Moyo will report directly to Rael Gordon, group chief executive, and will have responsibility for all of the Alexander Forbes businesses in Africa, encompassing risk and insurance services, financial services and investment solutions.
Moyo was previously deputy managing director of Old Mutual South Africa and was responsible for a number of their businesses in South Africa.
Before this he was a partner at Ernst & Young and was a member of its national executive committee.