Smart Money – OUTsurance CEO Danie Matthee talks fintech and industry trends


In this Smart Money with Alishia Seckam interview, OUTsurance Chief Executive Officer Danie Matthee discusses his journey to becoming the company’s CEO, and how the company is growing under his leadership.

Matthee joined OUTsurance in 2002 as a sales advisor and was appointed to the company’s executive committee in 2005 when he became head of sales.

He also served in a senior role at OUTsurance subsidiary Youi Insurance from 2011 to 2017 – first as its COO and then as its CEO.

In 2017, Matthee was appointed as the CEO of OUTsurance – a position he holds to this day.

Matthee also serves as an executive director on the OUTsurance and OUTsurance Life boards, and as a non-executive director of the South African Insurance Association (SAIA) board.

The interview

Matthee begins the interview by explaining how his two-decade OUTsurance journey began and provided his career highlights.

He then touches on how OUTsurance sets itself apart from the competition by investing in things it understands.

Matthee unpacks how OUTsurance has embraced fintech to deliver superior products and services and concludes the interview by offering other examples of how OUTsurance has acted on cutting-edge industry trends.

You can watch the interview with Danie Matthee below.


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