• Wednesday, May 29, 2024
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LASACO beefs up management for higher performance

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Determined to remain competitive in the evolving insurance market, LASACO Assurance has announced the promotion of three Deputy General Managers (DGM), an Assistant General Manager (AGM), Acting Company Secretary, four Controllers and three Senior Managers.

Olusola Ladipo-Ajayi, managing director LASACO said “the elevations reflect our confidence in their continued ability to deliver the highest quality management services. “They have all demonstrated tremendous amount of hard work, dedication and loyalty to the company and these promotions are the result of LASACO‘s continued growth and there is no doubt that they will continue to provide our stakeholders with quality service in their new roles.” Biodun Dosunmu, who was appointed as the DGM (Business Services and Risk Management) is 1990 graduate of Insurance from the University of Lagos and also holds a Master’s Degree in Marketing and Law Degree from the same University in 1993 and 2006. He was called to the Nigerian Bar as Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 2007.

Akinwale Sofile joined LASACO as the DGM (Finance & Accounts) and he is the head of Finance and Accounts. He graduated from The Yaba College of Technology in 1997 and also got a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Adekunle Ajasin University in 2004. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and an associate member of Nigerian Institute of Management.

Oluyemi Samson, who was formerly the AGM (FCT/Northern Region) was promoted to the position of deputy general manager (Plans & Programmes). He joined LASACO in 1991 and graduated from Lagos State Polytechnic in 1996. He qualified as an associate member of the CIIN in 1997 and got his Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) in year 2000.

Ademoye Shobo, an accomplished marketer was promoted to deputy general manager (Marketing) and heads the Marketing Division. He joined LASACO Assurance in 1993. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from the Lagos State University in 1988 and became an associate member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of London in 1998.

Folakemi Ajayi joined LASACO in 1990. Prior to her promotion as the assistant general manager (Technical), she was the controller (Fire & Accident) and the Management Representative (Quality Management System – ISO 9001:2008). She performed remarkably towards the achievement of LASACO’s ISO Certification. A graduate of Political Science from the Lagos State University in 1988, she had her Master’s degree in Business Administration from the same University in 1998. She is an Associate member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria.

Morayo Akinkunmi was appointed as the acting company secretary with oversight functions of the Human Resources and Administration Departments. She joined LASACO in 2007 as a compliance manager in the Legal department. She is a 1990 graduate of Law from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife and also has a Master’s degree in Law from the University of Lagos in 1999.

Akintunde Akinyanju, has been appointed the regional controller marketing (Lagos and South-West). He joined LASACO in 2012. He is a 1989 graduate of University of Lagos and also holds a Master’s Degree in Marketing and Strategic Development from Lagos State University in 2005. He is a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria.