Mr Segun Bankole has emerged as the Chairman of The Corporate Affairs Managers Committee of the Nigerian Insurers Association (CAMCONIA). He is the Deputy General Manager, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations, Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc.
Bankole who emerged Chairman during a meeting held recently by the head of corporate affairs units of insurance companies in Nigeria succeeds Ms. Sobande Oyinkansola of Great Nigeria Insurance who has served her tenure.
His new position has been endorsed by NIA, the Director General, Yetunde llori, her congratulatory letter noted his significant contribution to the success and effectiveness of CAMCONIA
According to llori, “We are confident that your passion, expertise, and commitment will be instrumental in achieving the Committee’s goals and objectives”.
Also elected Deputy Chairman is the Chief Marketing Officer, Heirs Insurance Group, Mrs. Ifesinachi Okoli-Okpagu, while the Senior Marketing Services Coordinator at Sanlam Nigeria Limited, Bankole Banjo, was elected the General Secretary. CAMCONIA is the Corporate Affairs Managers Committee of the Nigerian Insurers Association, set up by the NIA to seek common ground in the growth of the Insurance industry in Nigeria.
Segun Bankole, the new CAMCONIA Chairman, graduated from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, (OAU). He holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Calabar. He has over 20 years of work experience in the Nigerian Private and public Sectors with a keen interest in Media, Public Relations, Marketing Communications, Human Relations, and business development. He is an Alumnus of the Lagos Business School having completed the Advanced Management Programme of the Institution.
Bankole is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) and an Associate Member of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON). He is a member of the Global Development Network (GDN), an international non-governmental organisation in the pursuit of global manpower development. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Brand Management of Nigeria, IBMN. He joined Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc in November 2007.
Mrs. Ifesinachi Okoli-Okpagu
Ifesinachi Okoli-Okpagu, the CAMCONIA’s Deputy Chairman and the Chief Marketing Officer, Heirs Insurance Group, attended Queens College, Lagos and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Fine and Applied Arts from the University of Benin. She holds a Master’s degree in Marketing Communications from Pan Atlantic University (former Pan African University). She is married with children.
In addition to being an author and scriptwriter, Ifesinachi is a marketing and brand consultant with a passion for entrepreneurs, especially women entrepreneurs.
Her first book, a novellette titled Deep Regret, was published when she was fourteen and was adopted as a secondary school-recommended text in Delta and Ebonyi states.
Mr. Bankole Banjo
Bankole Banjo, the General Secretary of CAMCONIA who is also the Senior Marketing Services Coordinator, Sanlam Nigeria Limited, holds a Special Master’s degree from the Metropolitan School of Business and Management in United Kingdom (UK).
Bankole Banjo is a quick-thinking brand and communications manager with standout accomplishments across Advertising, Brand and Corporate Communications, Creative Writing and Media Management passionate about Product Design, Management and Marketing.
Bankole joined Sanlam Nigeria in 2022 from African Alliance Insurance as Senior Marketing Services Coordinator.
He worked at African Alliance Insurance as a Senior Manager – Brand, Media and Communications from November 2019 to October 2022.
Before joining African Alliance Insurance, Bankole was a Brand Management Executive FBNInsurance (Now Sanlam Life Nigeria) between November 2015 and January 2019.
Commenting on the election, Mr. Segun Bankole expressed excitement and promised to do his best as the Chairman of CAMCONIA to contribute to the growth of the industry.