Viren Naidu


Job Title: Chief Information Officer

Company: Hollard Insure


Viren Naidu was appointed as the chief information officer of Hollard Insure in 2019. He is a seasoned IT executive with more than 16 years of combined experience in the financial, retail and technology services industries. Viren's biggest strengths lie in communicating corporate vision, information systems management, and fostering a workplace culture and work ethic through the implementation of DevOps practices and principles.

2019 - Present Chief Information Officer, Hollard Insurance
2019 - 2019 Chief Information Officer, Liberty
2017 - 2019 Chief Information Officer, LibFin 
2011 - 2017 Head of IT - Finance and Business Services, Rand Merchant Bank (RMB)
2002 - 2011 IT Manager, Standard Bank 
2001 - 2002 Business Analyst, Affinity Logic

2022 - 2022 Executive Certification in Leadership and Management, MIT Sloan School of Management
1996 - 2000 BSc, Computer Science and Statistics, University of KwaZulu-Natal

About Hollard Insure: Hollard Insurance is South Africa's largest privately-owned insurance group, consisting of The Hollard Insurance Company and The Hollard Life Assurance Company. The business, which was founded in 1980, offers short-term and life insurance, as well as financial products to a diverse customer base that includes individual consumers, commercial entities, and corporate clients.

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