CIMA Region

The Company started its operations in Douala in 2004 as a branch office and later opened its Abidjan office in 2012 to diversify its activities in the CIMA region.  In 2019, Continental Re Plc completed the incorporation of a subsidiary office in Douala, Cameroon. 

Our Douala office covers Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo and Chad.  The Abidjan office covers Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Cape Verde, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal and Togo.

Products & Services

We are a composite reinsurer offering capacity and services across the full spectrum of Non-Life and Life business lines.  We have a diversified team of experts strategically deployed throughout our regional operations.  Our clients enjoy unparalleled reinsurance underwriting, claims, advisory and training services.

Contact Person

Oumar BA

Managing Director, Continental Reinsurance CIMA subsidiary

Mr Oumar BA is the Chief Executive Officer for the CIMA subsidiary.  Oumar brings over two decades of experience to the Company.  Most previously, he served at Swiss Re as Regional Manager (West Africa – Anglophone).    Prior to that, he held roles as Senior Client Manager (Swiss Re Africa / Swiss Re Zurich), Property Underwriter (Swiss Re Africa / Johannesburg) and also worked with Sosar Alamane (Senegal).

Oumar holds a Master Degree from the Institut de Formation aux Affaires et à la Gestion (IFAG – Paris / Group of the French Institute of Management).

He speaks French, English and Portuguese.

Douala office
Contact details
Continental Reinsurance Plc
Mairie Douala 1er Bonanjo
Tel: +237 233 422 494
Email: oba@continental-re.com
Abidjan office
Contact details

Continental Reinsurance Plc
4e étage, immeuble CONTINENTAL RE (ex – SCI Kali),
Rue Pierre & Marie Curie X Rue Docteur Calmette – Zone 4C / Marcory – Abidjan 01 B.P 1073 Abidjan 01, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Tel: +225 21598490
Email: oba@continental-re.com

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