A sad start to 2023 for African finance. Pathé Dione, the founder and CEO of the pan-African bancassurance group passed away today in Paris following illness, we learn from reliable sources. The Senegalese businessman leaves an impressive economic and financial legacy built since 1998. When Pathé Dione leaves the scene, he leaves an empire made up of more than 4081 employees, 26 life and non-life insurance companies, 1 bank , 1 microfinance company, 1 real estate company and 2 health management companies, spread over seventeen (17) African countries.
In October 2022, Pathé Dione left the General Management of the Sunu group, but retained the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors, and joined the Management Committee as a member. It was also in 2022 that SUNU acquired the assets in Senegal of PNB Paribas
Present in more than 17 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, including Cameroon, the SUNU group was founded at the end of the 1990s. In the process, Pathé Dione still has its attachment to its African roots.
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