IIG Inaugural Dinner 2018

Your IIG once again hosted this amazing annual function with an exciting line up of events and announcements. The official hand over of the presidential chain of office was handled by special guest, Roy Mc Grath, who facilitated passing the presidential chain of office from outgoing president Gerald van Wyk to the Inaugurated president for 2018, Daniel Stevens.

Your IIG once again hosted this amazing annual event with an exciting line up of events and announcements.  Past President Tracy McLaughlin was our MC and ensured that the evening’s events went smooth and according to plan. Carla Jordan was awarded The Councilor of the Year award 2017. 

The official hand over of the presidential chain of office was handled by special guest, Roy Mc Grath, who facilitated passing the presidential chain of office from outgoing president Gerald van Wyk to the Inaugurated president for 2018, Daniel Stevens. President Daniel Stevens officially welcomed Gerald van Wyk as the Past President of the institute by passing on of the official past presidents badge. Our new president shared a high level overview of all the exciting events and plans on the 2018 IIG calendar, and your new council for 2018 was introduced:

President:                                Daniel Stevens (Santam)

Deputy President:                   Carla Jordan (Emerald)

Treasurer:                                Clifford Mack (Nedbank Insurance)

Education:                               Letlhogonolo Tau (Sasria SOC), Daphne Peter (Hollard), Neesha Parbhoo (RFIB)

Marketing:                               Darryl Grater (Discovery Insure), Natasha Maroun (Bryte),

                                                Co-opted council member: Daniela Frömmel (Munich Re)

                                                Ambassadors: Chelene Naidoo (Carmargue), Ricardo Raciti (Oakhurst)

Transformation and Impact:    Neil Beaumont (Chubb), Nkateko Mayimela (Sasria SOC)

                                                Co-opted council member: Simphiwe Mtyali (MIRB)

 

Good food, good wine, great entertainment and never-ending opportunities for professional networking made it a night to remember.

 

With special thanks to our main sponsors: Emerald, Marsh, Munich Re and Santam

And our Co-sponsors: Bryte, Chubb, Discovery Insure, Fulcrum, Guy Carpenter, Indwe, Innovation Group, Insure Group, Old Mutual Insure, Sasria SOC and Swiss Re

 

Sponsors also offered great activations which added to a memorable event experience, Thanks goes to the following sponsors:

Santam, who sponsored an exciting lucky draw of a R14 000.00 VIP Gatsby experience for 2, includes a chauffeur drive in a classic 20s car, overnight accommodation and an evening of Gatsby style fun.  The lucky winner was Jason Varrie, congratulations!

Emerald SA Sponsored the Gatsby Gram selfie station and photobooth providing guests with memories to last.

and Insure Group sponsored all the wines on the tables – thank you!

 

Your IIG president set the standard for this coming year when he announced the IIG’s 2018 theme; Striving for Excellence.

We were proud, we belonged!

 

Article By: Natasha Maroun – IIG Councilor