After graduating from university in 1986, Mr Tennick joined Swiss Re in Johannesburg as a graduate trainee. During a 14-year career he worked in various capacities culminating in management of the underwriting and subsequently the client management functions.
He then joined the Imperial Holdings Group in Johannesburg and set up Imperial Reinsurance before moving to the Group’s insurance business, Regent Insurance, as an executive director with various responsibilities including underwriting, reinsurance and risk management. He was joint CEO of the Regent Insurance Group at the time he left the Group.
Mr Tennick holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Cape Town and is an Associate (ACII) and Fellow (FCII) of the Chartered Insurance Institute (UK).
He became Managing Director of African Reinsurance Corporation South Africa in April 2018.