Meet The Team


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Meet The Team

Excellent service arises from hard work, experience and expertise, which is exactly what the Assurant team provides for our clients. With decades of collective experience in Short Term Insurance, we are experts in proving professional, timeous support to our broker network.

Vanie Govender

Chief Executive Officer

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Wynand Louw

National Sales Manager

Wynand is a qualified Quantity Surveyor and in 2002 started his Insurance career with the Constantia Insurance Company Limited as a Portfolio Manager – Construction Guarantees. Soon after, Commercial and Personal Lines were added to his portfolio. Currently, Wynand is the Regional Manager for the Free State, Northern Cape and North West Region and is experienced in Commercial Lines (including Agri), Heavy Commercial Vehicle Insurance, Plant All Risk Insurance, Contractors All Risk Insurance and Personal Lines.
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JohNan Victor

Underwriting Manager

Joh’Nan brings more than 17 years of experience in the industry. She started her career as a broker assistant back in 2003 and worked herself up to an underwriting position focusing on high quality service, making use of her excellent underwriting skills and exceptional understanding of the financial side of insurance.
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Lizelle du Preez

Junior Underwriter

After matric Lizelle went into the administrative field, working in reception, doing office work, etc. In July 2015 she moved into the insurance world to start her new career as a junior underwriter for Assurant.
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Anel Ehlers

Claims Manager

Anel started her career with Mutual & Federal Insurance during 1988 in the claims department, and after 19 years she took on a new challenge with Auto & General in the claims call centre. Four years later she was appointed as Claims Manager, dealing with HCV (Heavy Commercial Vehicles) claims. Anel joined Assurant in March 2016. With more than 30 years of experience in claims, she is well known to the brokers for her passion and the exceptional service she provides.
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Minette Serfontein

Claims Technician

Minette has more than 10 years’ experience in the short-term insurance industry. Her career started in 2007 as a receptionist for a short term insurance broker in Kroonstad and over the years she has expanded her knowledge in both the broker and Insurer environment fulfilling the role of claims negotiator and claims manager.

Minette joined the Assurant team in 2019 and assists Anel in providing a top-class service to our brokers and their clients.
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