The founder and president of the SUNU group, Pathé Dione passed away on January 12 at his 81st year. The funeral program published by the general management of the said group indicates that the deceased will be deposited in his final resting place this Sunday, January 15 in Senegal. An official tribute ceremony is also planned to be organized on Saturday January 28, 2023 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
Pathé Dione, emblematic figure of African insurance, died on January 12, 2023 in Paris at the age of 81. The illustrious disappeared was buried on Sunday January 15 in his hometown, Dakar in Senegal.
“Pathé DIONE was a prominent player in the financial services sector, who devoted his entire life to contributing to the development of Africa by Africans and for Africans. By creating the SUNU Group in 1998, he advocated for 24 years the values of respect, probity and excellence that underpin the identity of the SUNU Group and then entrusted the reins to the Managing Director and the two Deputy Managing Directors”, testifies the general management of the SUNU group.
In all countries where the group is present, condolence books are open at the headquarters of all group companies from Monday January 16 until the end of January 2023. This is to allow employees, friends, customers and partners to show their sympathy in these difficult times.
Pathé Dione, a captain of finance in Africa
As for the official tribute ceremony, it will be organized on Saturday January 28, 2023 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
The general management of the SUNU group therefore presents its sincere condolences to the family of the deceased, his friends, his thousands of collaborators, to the leaders and state authorities, to the partners and directors of organizations, associations and companies in the financial sector in Africa. and loyal customers.
Feu Dione leaves behind a large company, present in 17 African countries and made up of more than 4,081 employees, 26 life and non-life insurance companies, a bank, a microfinance company and two health risk management entities.