Adrian Gore, CEO, Discovery Holdings Ltd.
Adrian Gore is the CEO of Discovery Holdings Ltd. and Chairman of both Destiny Health Inc. in the USA and Prudential Health Limited in the UK. Adrian was born in Johannesburg on 16 May 1964. He graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand with a B.Sc. (Honors) in Actuarial Science. In 1990, he was admitted as a Fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries (Edinburgh) and in 1992 as an Associate of the Society of Actuaries (Chicago). He is also a member of the American Academy of Actuaries. In 1992, Adrian founded Discovery Health. In the fourteen years since its launch, total revenue now exceeds R17bn per annum and the company now covers over 1.8 million lives within 218 000 companies. Adrian also serves on the Board of the Ethics Institute of SA and is currently the Chairman of the South African Board of Jewish Education. Adrian was chosen as South Africa’s Best Entrepreneur in the 1998 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and was voted as the most admired individual in medical aid and health insurance by the Professional Management Review. In 2000 Adrian was voted the South African Jewish Business Achiever Award and in 2004 he won the Moneyweb CEO of the Year Award.