By Dipo Olowookere
Mr Babatunde Oshadiya has been announced as the new Managing Director of Guinea Insurance Plc, Mr Oshadiya’s appointment took effect from February 15, 2018, a statement from the insurer disclosed on Thursday.
The appointee holds a B.Sc. degree in Insurance from the University of Lagos and is an Associate Member of both the Chartered Insurance Institute of London (ACII) and the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (ACIIN).
According to the statement signed by the Company Secretary/Legal Adviser, Oluranti Oke, the new chief of the firm brings over 30 years of leadership experience and direction to the table.
His combined expertise in retail marketing, insurance brokerage, underwriting, risk management and strategic planning, offer a formidable springboard that has relaunched the company’s readiness to act and hence become more effective, the statement said.
Prior to his appointment, Mr Oshadiya had championed the affairs of many companies in the insurance industry viz; Westfield Insurance Broker Limited, Unity Capital Assurance Limited, Healthcare Security Limited, FUG Pensions Limited, Lasaco Assurance Plc, Oasis Insurance Plc, ACEN Insurance Plc, NEM Insurance Plc, Metropolitan General Insurance Company Limited and Federal Ministry of Finance.
Meanwhile, the appointment of Mr Oshadiya is still awaiting the approval of the primary regulator of the industry, the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM).
Mr Oshadiya is taking over affairs of the insurance firm from Mrs Isioma Omoshie, who occupied the position in an acting capacity.
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