The 50th annual education conference of the West African Insurance Companies Association (WAICA) ended last night with Group Managing Director/ CEO of Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc, Eddie Efekoha, becoming the 40th President of the sub regional body at the closing dinner in Lagos.
Efekoha who succeeds Mr George Mensah is a seasoned insurance professional who has been the head of seven different companies and presently holds the position of Chairman of Grand Treasurers Limited, Chairman at CHI Micro Insurance Ltd. and Chief Executive Officer/Group Managing Director of Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc, Chairman, Hallmark Health Services Ltd.,(a subsidiary of Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc). He is also on the board of Nigeria Insurance Association.
Eddie Efekoha previously was Chairman of the Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA), Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director at Fountain Insurance Brokers Ltd., President & Chairman-Governing Council at Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria and Executive Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Consolidated Risk Insurers Ltd.
He has worked with leading insurance brokerage firms in top executive positions including Hogg Robinson Nigeria, Glanvill Enthoven & Co (Nig.) and Fountain Insurance Brokers as pioneer MD/CEO. Other addons include the immediate past President of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN) and, a Fellow of the Nigerian and United Kingdom Institutes.
Mr. Efekoha holds a Bachelor’s degree in Insurance and a Master’s degree in Business Administration both from the University of Lagos.