Pathé Dione

President and founder


Pathé Dione is an insurance pioneer in Sub-Saharan Africa. As African Director of UAP International and then of the AXA Group, he helped set up a number of their African subsidiaries He also established SUNU Assurances, currently the No.1 life insurer in the CIMA zone.

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SUNU is an African insurance group set up in 1998 by Pathé Dione. Thanks to acquisitions and start-ups, the Group has gradually expanded into 14 West and Central African countries and now comprises 22 subsidiaries and affiliates together with a micro-finance entity based in Senegal (Kajas). In 2015, SUNU acquired a majority stake in a Nigerian insurer with subsidiaries in Ghana and Liberia.