Zaheer AlliHead of New Business Development at Vitality Group
Zaheer oversees new business development for Vitality Group, the InsurTech arm of Discovery, responsible for the group’s international insurance partnerships. Discovery has both licensing arrangements as well as equity investments with leading global insurers (AIA, Generali, Ping An, Manulife, Sumitomo, et al.) Zaheer joined Discovery in 2012 as the Executive Associate to the Chief Marketing Officer, working on a number of initiatives and special projects across the various businesses (Health, Life, Vitality, Invest, Insure, Card) within the group. He then moved to Vitality Group as Head of Insurance Markets Marketing, where he led the team that built out the marketing, technical marketing and distribution functions. Zaheer’s current area of focus is the global expansion of Vitality Drive - a Shared-Value approach to motor insurance. Prior to Discovery, he worked in investment banking, specialising in derivative sales and structuring. He holds a Business Science degree from the University of Cape Town as well as an MBA from INSEAD.