Senior Management Team
Acting Group Chief Executive Officer
Mr JMC Gilles CHAPERON
Gilles Chaperon is currently the Acting Group Chief Executive Officer, effective as from 1st October 2017. He joined SICOM as a Technical Officer in 1981 and served in the Life and Pensions Department in various positions at management level before being promoted to Senior Manager (Legal and Compliance) in 2004.
He subsequently held the position of Chief Support Officer responsible for the Group's Strategic Marketing, Communication, CSR and Compliance functions. He was also overseeing the Group's IT activities.
|Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer||
Mrs Nandita RAMDEWAR
Nandita Ramdewar is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and holds a Masters in Business Administration, with specialisation in Finance, from Manchester Business School (UK). She is also a Fellow of the Mauritius Institute of Directors. She joined the Company in 1992 after having worked in a leading audit firm and has served the SICOM Group in various capacities.
She is responsible for the overall strategic and administrative functions of the Group’s Finance, Legal and Corporate Departments and currently oversees the activities of the Facilities Department. She also forms part of the Internal Risk Committee (IRC) and contributes to the implementation of an Enterprise Risk Management Framework.
Mrs Ramdewar also currently serves as Executive Director on the boards of SICOM Global Fund Limited and SICOM Management Ltd.
|Chief Investment Officer||
Dev Kumar GOPY
Dev Gopy joined SICOM in 2001 as Investment Analyst. Prior to joining SICOM, he has worked at a local leading banking institution.
|Chief Operating Officer||
Bodun (Sailesh) KOOMAR
Sailesh Koomar joined the Company in 2002 with a 17 years background in Life and Pensions business acquired in a local composite insurance company where he was working at managerial level. He joined in as Assistant Manager (Life) and was promoted as Manager (Life) in 2004.
|Senior Executive Officer - IT||
Cheman Baguant joined SICOM as Information Systems Officer in 1998 after five years of service in the IT sector. In 2003, he was promoted as Manager (IT) and is currently the Senior Executive Officer – IT, in charge of the IT operations of the Group.
Cheman graduated in Computer and Information Systems with Honours in 1992 from Victoria University of Manchester and holds a Masters in Business Administration (Finance). He was also awarded a Diploma in Actuarial Techniques in June 2013.
|Senior Executive Officer - Legal & Corporate||
Mrs Theresa M. LEE SHING PO
Theresa Lee Shing Po joined SICOM in 2000, with experience gathered from working in a leading audit firm, at the Attorney General's Office and as Independent Practitioner.
|Senior Executive Officer - Actuarial & Group Life||
Vasoodevsing J. (Rajeev) SEEROO
Rajeev Seeroo joined SICOM in 1989 and has since worked at different levels in the Actuarial Department with varied experience in Life insurance and Pensions fields. He is presently the Senior Executive Officer in charge of the administration of the Actuarial & Group Life business.
|Senior Executive Officer - Life & Branch Operation||
Lohit K L (Bobby) CHEENEEBASH
Bobby Cheeneebash joined the Company in 1991 and has a rich experience in the Life Insurance and Pensions market, acquired over the last 27 years. He has worked at different levels in the Life Department of the Group and has been mainly responsible for the administration of the Distribution function. He is presently the Senior Executive Officer - Life & Branch Operation.
|Senior Executive Officer - Group Pension Business||
Raj Rughoo joined SICOM in 1988 and has served in different capacities in various Departments. He is currently the Senior Executive Officer in charge of the Group Pensions Department and has over 20 years’ experience in the administration of pension funds.
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