Tshepo Lemo has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director to Insurance services provider, Western Insurance Botswana. The appointment to the Board of Directors of who was made in April 2021.
“We are excited about welcoming Tshepo to the Western Insurance Board. His expertise in the financial services industry, investment matters, increasing client returns, strengthening portfolios and managing compliance issues, coupled with his deep knowledge of the Botswana market financial services industry, will stand us in good stead as we progress towards our ambition of being a leading short term insurance services provider in Botswana. As a business that holds the need for sound, effective and diverse governance protocols, the addition of Tshepo is an important one in further cementing a strong and diverse Board.” the Chief Executive Officer of Western Insurance Botswana, Victor Nnoi, said.
Lemo is an investment professional with extensive experience in managing diversified portfolios. He worked at Flemming Asset Management Botswana, starting as a Trainee Portfolio Manager, before ascending to be a fully-fledged Portfolio Manager. He then moved to Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund where he started off as an Investment Manager, before ascending to the position of Chief Investment Officer. He is currently an investment consultant and Board director for Maiteko Enterprises.
Educationally, he holds Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from the University of Witswatersrand, and Bachelor’s Degree Honors, Business Economics from the same institution.
“I am honoured to be joining the Board of Western Insurance Botswana at such a challenging and exciting time. The local economy has been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and consumers are more vulnerable than ever before; they have less discretionary spend and therefore need to be protected with more cost-effective insurance products. This is indeed an opportune time to work with the Western Insurance Botswana Board and Management team to provide client-centric solutions to service the insurance sector in the most relevant and value-adding way. I look forward to contributing my knowledge and experience to the benefit of Western Insurance Botswana and its customers,” said Lemo.
Western Insurance is a company that specialises in short-term Insurance products and operates through a network of brokers and intermediaries.