The Board of Directors of Goldlink Insurance Plc has appointed Roland Awoyinfa as Acting Managing Director of the company. Awoyinfa’s appointment came after the resignation of Kenneth Egbaran.
The appointment was announced in a notification sent to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), shareholders, stakeholders and the investing public at large.
Awoyinfa’s appointment is said to take effect from the 4th of October 2019.
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Awoyinfa’s profile: Awoyinfa has over 30 years of experience in the Insurance Industry. He joined Goldlink Insurance Plc in 1995 as Regional Coordinator (West) after which he rose to the rank of Group Head, Technical due to his array of skills and competency in underwriting, strategic marketing, operational process management, risk assessment, credit control, policy formulation, claims administration.
Prior to this, he worked as a Regional Underwriter and Branch Manager for the International Standard Insurers Limited, Ibadan in 1992, as well as in the Nigerian General Insurance Company Limited, Ibadan in 1982. He is also a lecturer at the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (Ibadan Chapter).
Awoyinfa kicked off his academic career with the Chartered Insurance Institute of London and qualified as an Associate of the Institute in 1992. He then proceeded to gain a Masters’ degree in Managerial of Psychology from the University of Ibadan in 1998, and a Bachelor Degree in Science Banking & Finance in 2001 at the Ogun State University.
He is an Associate Member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of London, an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, and also an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in Nigeria.
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About the company: Goldlink Insurance Plc was incorporated on April 15, 1992, as a Private Limited Liability Company and granted the license to operate as a full-fledged insurance company on September 8, 1993.
The company underwrites both life and general businesses which also include fire and motor insurance, life and pension, oil & gas, travel insurance amongst others.