ROYAL EXCHANGE ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC APPOINTMENTS

Consistent with its policy to deliver more exquisite services and pleasant customer experiences, foremost insurance group, Royal Exchange Plc has announced 3 strategic appointments in the areas of Asset Management, Human Resources and Retail Business.

A statement from the Corporate Communications Department of Royal Exchange confirmed the appointments of Mr. Donald Nosiri as the new Group Head, Human Resources; Abiola Sanni, Group Head, Asset Management and Mrs. Temitope Ige-Isang as the new Group Head, Retail Business.

Speaking on the new personnel in the company, the Group Managing Director, Mr. Chike Mokwunye noted that the resolve of Royal Exchange is to build a market-oriented organization that would be responsive to the needs of the market and the ever-changing demands of customers. “These new appointments are in line with our vision to once again be one of the dominant players in the insurance industry in the coming years”, Mr. Mokwunye added.

Below is a profile of the new appointees

Abiola Sanni, Group Head, Asset Management, brings to his current role several years of top-tier engagement in corporate finance and investment management. In the past, he had been responsible for setting up Zenith Capital Asset Management, which he nurtured to a competitive market status, initially in his capacity as portfolio manager and later as Chief Operating Officer.  He was previously Assistant Vice President/Chief Operating Officer at First City Asset Management where he was responsible for technology, funds operations, funds roll-out and the build-out of FCMB’s asset management business with a focus on retail distribution. 

A Nigerian certified public accountant, Abiola is an authorised dealing clerk of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, graduate member of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers, a Chartered Banker and an associate member of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (Chartered). Abiola graduated with a B. Sc degree in Accounting from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, and holds a Masters in Finance (Economic Policy) from the University of London, UK.

Donald Nosiri, Group Head, Human Resources, is an experienced human resources practitioner with over 21 years working experience in the banking sector and also in HR Consulting. While in the banking industry, Donald served in various capacities including being the Head of Human Capital Management of Diamond Bank Plc for about six years.  He was also formerly Senior Consultant to Nosprom Consult. 


Donald holds the Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Mass Communication from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and the University of Lagos respectively and a Certificate in Personnel Practice from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development London.   He is an alumnus of the Lagos Business School (LBS) having undergone the Senior Management Programme (SMP24).

He belongs to several professional associations, among them: the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM), the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, (CIPD), London and he is a Honorary Senior Member (HCIB) of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.

Mrs. Temitope Ige-Isang, Group Head, Retail Business, is coming on board with over 22 years of sales experience spanning several industries. She joins from Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc, where, as Head of Retail, she successfully established and managed a retail agency network of about 3,000 personnel.
 
Mrs. Isang holds a B.Ed (History) from Ondo State University, a Post Graduate Diploma in Management Sciences from ESUT Business School, Enugu and has attended the Strategic Marketing Management (SMM) programme of the Harvard Business School, USA.

For more information, please contact:
Corporate Affairs Department
Royal Exchange Plc
34/36 Oshodi-Apapa Expressway
Oshodi, Lagos
Phone:  01 844 6619
Email: Austin.Agbareh@royalexchangeplc.com
Wilson.Okoh-Esene@royalexchangeplc.com
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