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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CHAIRMAN

Dr. Elijah Akpan, a turn-around captain of many industries, is the Chairman of the company. A boardroom expert, he is currently the Executive Chairman of Akwa Ibom Investment Corporation (AKICORP); Chairman/CEO of: Tropicana Group of Companies, USA; Tropicana Aluminum Manufacturing Co. Limited, Nigeria; Tropicana International School, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State; PowerBling Nigeria Limited and Executive Vice President, SuNergy Enterprises, USA.

MANAGING DIRECTOR/CEO

Mr. Augustine Osegha Ebose is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the company. Before his appointment in February, 2018, he was the company’s Executive Director, Business Development and Marketing.
He joined the company in January, 2017 from Standard Alliance Insurance Plc where he was General Manager/Divisional Head, Public Sector, Brokers Marketing and Emerging Markets. He holds B.Sc, MBA and PhD awaiting graduation. He is a Fellow, Chartered Institute of Administration and Member: Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN); Institute of Directors; Ikoyi Club 1938, among others.

NON- EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr. Imo-Abasi Jacob is  presently Chairman, Ibom Air and an Executive Director (Operations) at Akwa Ibom Investment Corporation. Prior to now, he was at different times Chairman, Privatization Committee of Akwa Ibom Investment and Industrial Promotion Council; Rosimo Associates Limited and Akwa Savings and Loans Limited;
Managing Partner, Imo-Abasi Jacob & Co. Chartered Accountants; Executive Director, RAITAS Consulting and Director, Ibom Power Company Limited.

NON- EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr. Ukpong Ekwere Ukpong is presently the Managing Director/CEO of Anituson Enterprises Nigeria Limited, ENID Production and Construction Limited and Chairman, ENID Laboratories Limited.
He was Executive Director/General Manager (West/Abuja), Chartered Aluminum System Limited; Chief Accountant and later first Nigerian Business Centre Manager (West) at First Aluminum Plc and External Auditor at Peat Marwick now KPMG, among others.

NON- EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr. Christopher Attah is a Partner at The Zenith Law Firm. He is a boardroom technocrat who sits on the boards of companies which include Meristem Securities Limited, Unitech Drilling Company Limited, Alvita Mineral Ventures Limited and Brownstone C.C. (PTY) Limited (South Africa).
He is a member of the Nigeria Gas Association, Business Support Group and Emerging Markets Private Equity Association.

NON- EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mrs. Comfort Ewang, a  frontline school administrator and a one-time First Lady of Ogun and Rivers States respectively, is the Director, Beulah International School, a foremost private school of reference based in Akwa Ibom State.
She holds a Master’s degree from London School of Economics, United Kingdom (2001); Master’s degree in Education, University of Calabar (1995); First degree in Education, University of Nigeria (1984) and NCE, College of Education, Uyo (1977).
Mrs. Ewang brings to the Board her deep knowledge of administration and governance matters.

NON- EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr. Nsikan Linus Nkan is the Commissioner for Finance, Akwa Ibom State. A Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and an Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, Mr. Nkan was the State Accountant- General before his appointment. He had worked at Zenith Bank as the Assistant General Manager/Zonal Head, Akwa Ibom State. He holds B.Sc and MBA degrees.

NON- EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr. Akin Taiwo, a non-Executive Director (Independent Director) on the Board of the Company, is a Chairman on several Boards including Refuge Home Savings and Loans Ltd, RHSL Property & Investment Ltd. Between 1997 and 1998, he was Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development, Ogun State.
He is a Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and Associate Member, Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. He had headed Project Management Team for World Bank, IFC and Shelter Afrique.

NON- EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr. Ntuk . J . Udo, a rounded boardroom and turn-around expert, is a Director with Sapphire Microfinance Bank Limited.
At different times, he was Director, Business Development at Neliz Nigeria Limited; Director, Finance and Investment, Ukartel Nigeria Limited and Executive Director, Anchor Insurance Company Limited in 2003 when the company was privatized. He played a very pivotal role in ensuring a smooth transition from the then 100 per cent Akwa Ibom State government ownership of the company to the private investors. He later became a Non-Executive Director of the Company between 2005 and 2008.

EXECUTIVE TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Mr. Adebisi Ikuomola is the Executive Director, Technical, of the company. He started his insurance career with Marine and General in 1989. He is a reference point in insurance technical functions, having worked with various organizations including Trustworld Insurance Company Limited, as Controller Technical before moving to Colenson Insurance Brokers as Deputy General Manager. He, thereafter, had a stint with A& G Insurance Company as Chief Technical Officer, gathering experience with multi-disciplinary background.
He holds an HND in Business Administration from Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic and MBA in Marketing, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology. He is an Associate, Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria.

Corporate Mission & Vision
Our customers and clients are reason we are in business customer satisfaction is a priority in Anchor Insurance.

 Our promise is “All stakeholders will surely enjoy a pleasant experience”.

Our Vision

To be the most innovative and preferred provider of General and Special Risks Insurance Services in Nigeria.

Our Mission

To institutionalize the Anchor brand as a world-class security Company, providing superior, efficient and dynamic insurance services anchored on state-of-the-art technology, accountable and well motivated staff to meet the expectations of our stakeholders.

Core Value

Accountability, Transparency, Professionalism, Efficiency, Accessibility, Customer-friendly, Empathy

About Us

Anchor Insurance Company Limited was registered and licensed by the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) in October 1989 as a general business (non-life) insurance outfit and started business in November of the same year.

VISION

To be the most innovative and preferred provider of General Business Insurance Services in Nigeria.