Fast growing Life Insurer, FBNInsurance, has been named the Insurance Company of the Year at the recently concluded 45thAfricaRe/African Insurance Organisation (AIO) conference in Accra, Ghana.
Established in 1972, AIO seeks to promote inter-African co-operation in insurance and to develop a healthy insurance and reinsurance industry in Africa. Their annual awards recognize outstanding firms and individuals who have made remarkable contribution to the African insurance industry.
While acknowledging the company’s rapid growth, the organisers referenced the average growth of 57.36% in premium income over the last three years, 58.6% of net profit and 43% of shareholders’ funds. Figures from the company’s recently released audited statement revealed the company recorded a 98% growth on her year-on-year premium and a 37% increase in her profit before tax over the full financial year.
Commenting on the latest award, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, FBNInsurance, Val Ojumah, thanked the organisers for maintaining its status as a credible organisation over the years and dedicated the award to the owners, FBNHoldings and Sanlam SA, the Board, Management and Staff of his company.
“The AIO Awards remains one of the most sought after on the African continent for many reasons. We are honoured to win the prestigious Insurance Company of the Year award as this strengthens our position as the fastest growing insurance company in Nigeria and a thriving business on the continent. It is also another confirmation that our corporate strategy works.”