Discovery Limited is a South African-founded financial services organisation that operates in the healthcare, life assurance, short-term insurance, savings and investment products and wellness markets. Founded in 1992, Discovery was guided by a clear core purpose – to make people healthier and to enhance and protect their lives. Underpinning this core purpose is the belief that through innovation Discovery can be a powerful market disruptor.
The company, with headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa, has expanded its operations globally and currently serves over seven million clients across South Africa, the United Kingdom, the United States, China and Singapore. The company has over 8,200 employees worldwide.
Core to Discovery's success is its ability to design innovative products that address some of the world's most complex social problems. Discovery's world-leading, scientific and incentivies wellness programme, Vitality, forms an integral part of the company's strategy to create value for all stakeholders. The global Vitality membership base now exceeds 5.5 million lives in five markets. It is the foundation of all Discovery's products as it enables consumers to integrate their products to achieve more value.
Discovery is an authorised financial services provider and is listed among South Africa's Top 40 companies on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange.