Santam appoints Dave Keeling as head of its marine insurance subsidiary

Specialist Business

Santam appoints Dave Keeling as head of its marine insurance subsidiary

Published: 29 May 2014

Santam, South Africa's leading short-term insurer has announced the appointment of Dave Keeling as Head of Associated Marine.

Associated Marine is Africa's largest marine insurer in terms of product range and footprint, providing technical and reinsurance support to various African insurers. The company has branches in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth.

Keeling brings a wealth of expertise to Associated Marine garnered over four decades in the industry where he has held a number of leadership positions. "Dave is a heavyweight. We are proud to have Dave among our leadership team," says Quinten Matthew, Santam Executive, Specialist Business, who describes Dave as the right man to take the company's maritime insurance business to its next level of growth.

Dave Keeling himself says, "To take up the reigns of Associated Marine is an honour and a challenge which I look forward to."