After a first successful year Ensur takes a major step towards sustainable growth and becoming the market reference for insurance consultancy. Bringing in external expertise and independent advice is key in this. We are therefore honoured to welcome Jan Vanhevel and Frank Dausy as non-executive board members.
Jan Vanhevel former CEO of KBC group holds a Doctorate in Law and a Master’s Degree in Notarial Sciences from K.U.Leuven, a financial management degree at Vlecho and an advanced management degree at INSEAD. He brings in more than 41 years of expertise and insight in the insurance sector. He began his career at the Kredietbank NV in 1971 in the Legal Division and became a member of the Executive Committee of the Kredietbank in 1996 and of KBC Bank NV and KBC Group NV in 1998.
In 2006 he was appointed CEO of the Division Central- and Eastern- Europe and Russia of the KBC group. In 2009 he became CEO of KBC Groep NV until his retirement in 2012.
From November 2005 until 2008, he was also President of the Belgian Bankers’ Association Febelfin.
Frank Dausy is a senior executive with experience in banking, insurance and at corporate level, mostly with a European attention span. He currently holds a position as Investment Principal for France and the Benelux at Acathia Capital GmbH.
Before that he built his career at Ageas and its historic predecessors (Fortis, Fortis Bank and Fortis Insurance). His last assignment was as MD Corporate Development at Ageas Continental Europe where he restored the strategic coherence of the portfolio through an active M&A program. Frank has been Board Member of insurance activities in the UK, Portugal, Spain, France and Luxembourg. He has a soft spot for corporate governance which will turn out to be useful for Ensur. Frank holds a master degree in modern history from KU Leuven complemented with postgraduate finance and business studies at the same university.
Both Jan and Frank will bring in their rich management expertise and industry knowledge to challenge and contribute to the development of our strategy and mission. Ensur’s mission remains simple yet ambitious: to help insurers with whatever challenge they are facing.