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David Youssef
Former MD of MEA at AETNA at CEO and Owner of AXIOS Strategic Consulting


30+ years Insurance industry expert in the GCC and Africa, with specialisation in Employee Benefits with strong relationships at all levels within the Industry.

 Builds and grooms companies for growth and/ or sale with extensive knowledge of the insurance market in the Middle East and Africa. Major Achievements 

  • As CEO, grew GoodHealth from 2 employees and USD 3M in sales in 2000 to 130+ employees and USD 45M in sales by 2007
  • While with AETNA prepared privately owned company for comprehensive due diligence and sale. Achieved double digit growth momentum during integration.
  • Active board member - shareholder and board member for GoodHealth, holding companies and subsidiaries and multiple committees.
  • Chaired the Business Development Committee on the Global board at Now Health. Sat on the board of holding company , the regional subsidiary and the Executive Committee that steered the strategic direction of the global operation
  • Lead the building of the internal corporate culture of start ups - at NowHealth, GoodHealth, and INSCO/Marsh McClenann
  • Voted “Insurance Personality of the Year” in 2014 at the annual Insurance Industry Awards, ME

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