Mr. Ebose Augustine Osegha, a Member, Institute of Directors, is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the burgeoning company. Prior to his appointment in February, 2018 by our Board of Directors and subsequent confirmation in March, 2018 by the National Insurance Commission, he was the company’s Executive Director, Business Development and Marketing, overseeing our entire marketing chains.
He joined the company in January, 2017 from Standard Alliance Insurance Plc where he had worked for not less than ten years and rose to the position of General Manager/Divisional Head, Public Sector, Brokers Marketing and Emerging Markets. He holds B.Sc, Delta State University, Abraka; MBA, University of Ado-Ekiti, Ado -Ekiti and PhD (awaiting graduation), University of Liverpool, United Kingdom. He is a Fellow, Chartered Institute of Administrators and Member: Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN); Institute of Directors; Ikoyi Club 1938, among others.
EXECUTIVE TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
Mr. Adebisi Ikuomola 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.
COMPANY SECRETARY/LEGAL ADVISER
Mr. Ime Umoh, a Deputy General Manager, is the Company Secretary/Legal Adviser. He is a long standing Legal Practitioner with experience in legal research, corporate legal practice, insurance and financial services. He joined the company in September 2004 from Nnedu Endeavours Nigeria Limited where he was the Company Secretary/Legal Adviser.
He holds a National Diploma in Mass Communication from The Polytechnic, Calabar, Cross River State, an LLB (Hons.) from University of Uyo and is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, Nigeria and an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, UK
HEAD, CORPORATE SERVICES/MEDIA
Mr. Nelson Egboboh, a brand expert and an experienced journalist, is our Group Head, Corporate Services/Media. He joined the company in April, 2018 after ten years with Standard Alliance Insurance Plc where he was Head, Brand and Corporate Communications. He was, at a time, Managing Director, Indexplus Marketing Solutions Limited, a sister-company to Standard Alliance Insurance Plc. Prior to moving to the insurance sector in June 2007, he had worked with The Guardian, Vanguard and was Founding Editor of The Union, a South-South regional newspaper then based in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
He holds an ND, Mass Communication, Auchi Polytechnic; B.A (Hons.) Philosophy and M.A, History & Diplomatic Studies, Lagos State University; M.A, Philosophy, University of Lagos and MBA, Advertising and Public Relations, ESUT Business School, Enugu.
He is a Fellow, Institute of Brand Management Nigeria and an Associate Member, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, among others.
REGIONAL CO-ORDINATOR, CORE NORTH
Mr. Bulama Mohammed is the Regional Co-Ordinator of our business in the Core North with office in Gombe, Gombe State. He joined the Company in February, 2019 from Regency Alliance Insurance Plc where he was Regional Manager supervising the organisation’s operations in Kano, Gombe, Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States.
He commenced his working career in the nation’s insurance sector in August, 2003 as an Analyst with Industrial and General Insurance Plc at its Maiduguri office, Borno State. In January, 2006, he moved to NICON Insurance Plc in Maiduguri as a Sales Executive. A restless Mohammed returned to his earlier Industrial and General Insurance Plc’s office as Supervisor in July, 2006. He later joined Standard Alliance Insurance Plc in January, 2008 as Area Manager, North-East, overseeing the company’s businesses in Borno, Bauchi, Adamawa and Gombe States. He did this for eight years before moving to Regency Alliance Insurance Plc as Regional Manager in January, 2016.
Bulama Mohammed holds a B.A (Hons.) in English and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Maiduguri. He further holds a Diploma in Computer Applications (Yaysib Computer Institute) and National Diploma in Civil Law (College of Legal and Islamic Studies).
HEAD, ENTERPRISE RISK MANAGEMENT
Miss Koyenikan Olubukola is the Group Head, Enterprise Risk Management. She joined the company in August, 2018 from the Bridge Clinic where she was the Internal Auditor.
She holds a B.Sc (Hons.) in Economics and an M.Sc (Risk Management) from the Lagos State University and University of Lagos respectively. She further holds an Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business. She is a Fellow, Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (FCCA); Member, CIIN and Associate Member, Risk Managers Association of Nigeria.
She joined the insurance industry in 2014 as an Internal Auditor and Compliance Officer at Standard Alliance Insurance Plc. She later moved to the health sector as Internal Auditor at the Bridge Clinic in 2017.
Ms. Koyenikan is passionate about quality management and well-rounded in the area of risk management.
GROUP HEAD, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Mr. Valentine Edeifo Afegbai, a pedigreed goal-getter with not less than 15 years’ experience in Oil and Gas Marketing as well as Underwriting is our Group Head, Business Development. He further directly leads the Oil and Gas Team of the Company. He joined Anchor Insurance Company Limited in June 2018 from Standard Alliance Insurance Plc where he was the Unit Head, Energy and Special Risks.
He started his working career at Development Information Network, Lagos in 2001 as Assistant Programme Officer. He later joined Standard Alliance Insurance Plc in 2005 as Personal Assistant to the Managing Director. In 2009, he was moved to pioneer the Oil and Gas Unit in the company’s Technical Department. He subsequently became the Head of the Unit in 2012. As the Unit Head, he was in charge of all Oil and Gas Underwriting, Claims Administration and Reinsurance of Oil and Gas businesses.
Mr. Afegbai holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Botany from Edo State University (now Ambrose Alli University), Ekpoma (1988) and in 2005, he obtained Master of Business Administration (Management) from the University of Calabar.
He is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (ACIIN) and Associate Member, Nigerian Institute of Management.
He has attended various professional trainings locally and outside the shores.
GROUP HEAD, TREASURY & INVESTMENT
Mr. Familugba Adetayo, a seasoned accountant and experienced banker, is the Group Head, Treasury and Investment. He joined Anchor Insurance Company Limited in August 2018 from Standard Alliance Insurance Plc where he was Regional Accountant, North.
He commenced his working career with Wema Bank (formerly National Bank of Nigeria Limited) in December 2000. He later left in 2006 after six years of garnering cross-departmental banking experience for then Oceanic Bank International Plc, now EcoBank where he functioned in different capacities at the Reconciliation/Investigations and Trade Services Departments. He crossed over to the insurance sector in June 2012 when he joined Standard Alliance Insurance Plc as Treasurer.
Mr. Familugba holds a 2004 Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree from Obafemi Awolowo University. A well travelled Familugba Adetayo who came out in the third position nationwide in ICAN November 1999 is a Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants and Associate, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.
ACTING FINANCIAL CONTROLLER
Mrs. Linda Okoh, a thorough-bred Accountant, is currently our Acting Financial Controller. Prior to joining Anchor Insurance Company Limited in August, 2019, her work experience spanned through Okechukwu Agu and Co, a firm of Chartered Accountants (where she gained experience in Audit and Management Accounting) and Technology Distribution Company, as a Senior Executive Accountant in charge of the accounts of TD Mobile, a subset of TD.
She holds a First degree in Accounting and a Master of Science in Finance from Enugu State University of Science and Technology and the University of Lagos respectively. She is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). She has attended other professional certification courses, most notably the MCP trainings by ICAN.
She is strongly enthusiastic and passionate about trending developments in the Insurance industry, especially as they relate to finance.
HEAD, HUMAN RESOURCES/ADMINISTRATION
Mr. Paul Emmanuel is the Company’s Group Human Resources/Administration Manager. He is well versed in human capital management and administration with not less than sixteen uninterrupted years of experience. He joined us in January 2021 from Olamsanyo Foods Limited (makers of Cherie Noodles) where he performed Senior Human Resources and Administration roles.
He started his working career with UACN Plc (Mr. Biggs and UAC Foods Limited) in 2002 as a Marketing IT Staff. He was later at different times Office Clerk, Supervisor and Acting Staff Manager before he moved to Rumon Organisation (SKG Pharma and Avro Pharma) as Assistant Human Resources Manager in 2013. He left in 2014 for Olamsanyo Foods Limited as Senior Human resources/Administration before January 2021 when he joined us.
While he was with UACN Plc (Mr. Biggs and UAC Foods Limited), he won the Best HR Officer (2009), Best Overall Employee (2009) and Long Service (2012) awards respectively. At Rumon Organisation (SKG Pharma and Avro Pharma), he further proved himself and received Best Employee award in 2015.
He holds a Diploma in Computer Science (Lagos City Computer College, 2001); Diploma in Computer Engineering (Compute – Rite Professional Institute, 2003); B.Sc, Mass Communication (Lagos State University, 2010) and a Master’s degree in Mass Communication (University of Lagos, 2017).
Mr. Paul Emmanuel who has attended several strategic trainings is a professional Member, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) and Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM).
Corporate Vision & Mission
Our customers and clients are the reason we are in business Customer satisfaction is a priority in Anchor Insurance.
Our promise is “All stakeholders will surely enjoy a pleasant experience”.
Anchor Insurance Company Limited was registered in June, 1989 and licensed by the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) in October, 1989 as a general business (non-life) insurance outfit. It commenced business in November of the same year.
To be the most innovative and preferred provider of General Business Insurance Services in Nigeria.