“Every area of the business delivered positively over the period. Our Shared-Value Insurance model, our growth methodology and our capital management are all working in tandem, and our prospects for future growth are extremely compelling.” Those were the words of Discovery Group chief executive Adrian Gore on Wednesday when he shared highlights of the group’s interim earnings and performance for the six months ended December 31 2017 with analysts at the group’s new headquarters at 1 Discovery Place, Sandton. Gore added: “There is evidence across the group of exceptional engagement in Vitality and behavioural change, giving me confidence that we are achieving what we set out to do – offer people products and services that make them healthier, while we create a sustainable organisation that adds value to clients and society.”  Overall, the group’s performance exceeded expectations as it worked towards its stated “Ambition 2018” to be the “best insurer in the world”. Normalised operati...

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