BIHL and CEO win Africa Investor award

Botswana Insurance Holdings Limited (BIHL) Group has scored big at the prestigious Africa Investor (Ai) Capital Markets and Index Series Awards, which is a proof in the proverbial pudding that Botswana born businesses continue to stand against the best on an international platform. 

Mrs Catherine Lesetedi-Letegele, BIHL CEO
Mrs Catherine Lesetedi-Letegele, BIHL CEO

BIHL Group took home honours for the “Ai Best Performing Ai100 Company Award.” Group CEO, Catherine Lesetedi-Letegele, also added to a personal list of accomplishments with the honour for “Ai100 CEO of the Year.” This year’s awards were held at the NASDAQ Stock Market in New York City on 19th September 2016.

“We are tremendously proud of Catherine and indeed of each and ever member of the BIHL Group family. This is a celebration for the many, many hands, hearts and minds that make BIHL Group the financial services leader we are today. We are immensely proud of what is over forty years of building a business that truly works to build a better tomorrow for our communities.  The team at BIHL continue to work relentlessly to make the vision of the Group ring true and their passion and commitment are beyond commendable. This is a phenomenal time and incredible news,” said BIHL Group Chairperson, Batsho Dambe-Groth.

Africa Investor is a leading international investment and communications group. The Ai CEO Institutional Investment Summit, an annual event, sees its awards component established in order to recognise Africa’s best performing stock exchanges, listed companies, investment banks, fund managers and institutional investors, to name a few. The platform continues to gain international repute as a leading awards forum and platform for dialogue on a global level.

“This humbling recognition is indeed one we share with the thousands of BIHL shareholders, staff, investors, clients, brokers, partners and indeed every stakeholder we have had the privilege of crossing paths with. We celebrate with all and we commit to using this recognition that we are making a sustainable impact in our industry and our community to do more and be more as we continue to show the mettle of Botswana born businesses that stand shoulder to shoulder with the strongest international brands and do so as equals,” concluded Dambe-Groth.