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MiWay grows its leadership with new Head of Operations in Sales



Leading non-life insurer and financial services company, MiWay Insurance, is kickstarting the year by growing its management committee (Manco) leadership. MiWay has announced that Samantha Govender, Head of Operations: Sales, has been promoted to the Manco.

With 15 years’ experience in the insurance sector, her journey began at Sanlam Employee Benefits as a Training facilitator. Samantha has worked for MiWay for 10 years. Since joining MiWay in 2013, she has occupied several positions including Soft Skills Trainer, Skills Development Manager and Sales Training Manager, before taking up the role as Head of Operations (Sales) in 2017.

Prior to her MiWay journey, Samantha occupied senior roles including those of Regional Financial Controller for Interpark in Durban and Financial manager at Pristine Mineral water. She holds a Higher Diploma in Education majoring in commerce, as well as management development qualifications from UNISA and GIBS.

Burton Naicker, MiWay CEO, said: “At MiWay, we are committed to creating career progression paths that enable our staff to grow within the group and achieve their full potential. We are therefore delighted that Samantha has availed herself of the opportunity to grow professionally and contribute to MiWay in various roles over the past ten years. Samantha has been an integral part of the sales team and we recognise her contributions, not only to the sales division but the overall organisation. We are confident that her experience and drive will continue to serve MiWay and our customers well as she joins the management committee. We wish her all the best and look forward to Samantha’s continued contribution to the business.”