Pan-African reinsurer Continental Re has announced the appointment of Ogadi Onwuaduegbo as regional director, Anglophone West Africa. His appointment will be effective in January 2021.
Ogadi has over ten years of business development and brokerage experience gained in Nigeria and the UK. A licensed insurer, Ogadi holds an MSc in Management from Robert Gordon University, UK and a BSc Actuarial Science and Insurance from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. He has worked for reputable organizations such as Marsh Limited, London and Afro-Asian Insurance Services, London where, until recently, he served as Senior Broker and Commercial Producer for Nigeria.
“We chose Ogadi to accelerate our current strategy for English speakers, West Africa, the region of our company genesis. We still see significant growth opportunities that require a focus on underwriting and claims management consulting, risk assessment and relationship management skills – all factors that led to the selection of Ogadi. ”Said Dr Femi Oyetunji, group CEO.
Based in Nigeria, Continental Re offers non-life and life insurance to major African insurers in more than 50 African countries. The company started purchasing non-life insurance in 1987 and was listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in 2007.