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INSURERS OPEN UP: Alemayehu Tefera, CEO of Berhan Insurance S.C.


January 5 , 2020


Alemayehu Tefera, CEO of Berhan Insurance S.C.

Alemayehu Tefera, 62 and a father of three, earned his first degree in economics from Addis Abeba University (AAU) in 1992 and has four decades of experience in the insurance industry. He began his insurance career at Ethiopian Insurance Corporation (EIC), making his way over 35 years from the clerk to the Corporation's operation managing director. He has been heading Berhan Insurance for the past four years.

Q.What is your biggest fear?

Being imprisoned

What was the brand of your first ever mobile phone?

Which animal do you hate the most?


Which social media platform do you use most frequently?

I don't use social media

What bill surprised you the most? What was it for and what was the cost?

No bill surprised me, so far


How long do you spend on your phone?




About 20 to 30 minutes a day

Which foreign meal did you did not like after tasting it?

In Paris, I got served a delicious soup. Later I found out that it was made of termites.

Where do you want to go on earth before you die?

Mount Kilimanjaro


What is your biggest regret?

The death of my mother and my wife, who passed away before seeing my success

If you got a chance to have dinner with a prominent person, with whom would you choose to have that supper?

Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany



PUBLISHED ON Jan 05,2020 [ VOL 20 , NO 1028]






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