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INSURERS OPEN UP: Dagnachew Mehari, CEO, Bunna Insurance S.C.


January 5 , 2020


Dagnachew Mehari, CEO, Bunna Insurance S.C.

The 53-year-old CEO is married and is a father of two daughters. He earned his first degree in economics and obtained a master's of business administration from Open University Business School in London. He has more than three decades of experience at public and private institutions, including at finance and trade bureaus in Amhara Regional State and Nyala Insurance, in addition to his 17 years of experience at Nile Insurance Company. He has been serving as CEO of Bunna Insurance for the past five years. He also served as a board chairperson of Abay Bank and board chairperson at the Health Development & Anti Malaria Association.

What is your biggest fear?

To live in a failed state

What was the brand of your first ever mobile phone?

Nokia 3310


Which animal do you hate the most?

Which social media do you use most frequently?

Mostly LinkedIn and rarely Facebook, but now I am going to stop using Facebook at all due to the hate and negativity dominating the platform.

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


I was surprised when I first found out a kilogram of meat cost 480 Br.




How long do you spend on your phone?

Every day, I speak over the phone for about an hour.

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

I did not like seafood, which I first tasted in Mombassa, Kenya

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


Lalibela and Axum

What is your biggest regret?

Not studying law, and I still want to if I have time

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

Jawar Mohammed. I have many questions to ask him in order to understand his perspective on various issues



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






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