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Notice is hereby given that the Twenty Eighth Annual General Meeting of AXA MANSARD INSURANCE PLC will hold at the Oriental Hotel, No. 3, Lekki Road, Victoria Island, Lagos on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. to transact the following business:
A member entitled to attend and vote at the Annual General Meeting is entitled to appoint a proxy to attend and vote in his stead. A proxy need not be a member of the Company. For the appointment to be valid, a completed and duly stamped proxy form must be deposited at the office of the Registrar, DataMax Registrars Limited, No.2c, Gbagada Phase 1, Lagos State, not less than 48 hours before the time fixed for the meeting. A blank proxy form is attached to this Annual Report.
Attendance By Proxy
In the interest of public safety and having regard to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) COVID-19 Guidance for Safe Mass Gatherings in Nigeria, the guidelines of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) on holding Annual General Meetings and the restrictions on public gatherings by the Lagos State Government, AXA Mansard Plc. will conduct its 28th Annual General Meeting by proxy only and limited to the maximum number of persons allowed in a gathering.
Approval of the Corporate Affairs Commission
The approval of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) was sought and obtained to hold the AGM in line with the guidelines on holding of AGMs of public companies using proxies.
Nomination of Proxies
Accordingly, members entitled to vote are requested to appoint a proxy of their choice from the list of nominated proxies below to represent them at the Meeting: (A blank Proxy Form is attached to the Annual Report).
Mr. Sola Adeeyo - Chairman
Mr. Kunle Ahmed - Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer
Mrs. Omowunmi Adewusi - Company Secretary
The Company has made arrangements at its cost, for the stamping of the duly completed and signed proxy forms submitted to the Company's Registrars within the stipulated time.
Live Streaming Of The Agm
The AGM will be streamed live. This will enable shareholders and other stakeholders who will not be attending physically to follow the proceedings. The link for the live streaming of the Meeting will be made available on the Company's website at www.axamansard.com.
The electronic version of the Annual report is available at www.axamansard.com. Shareholders who have provided their email addresses to the Registrars will receive the electronic version of the Annual Report via email. Furthermore, Shareholders who are interested in receiving the electronic version of the Annual Report are kindly required to request via email to email@example.com.
Closure Of Register
The Register of Members will be closed on July 17, 2020 in accordance with the provisions of Section 89 of the Companies and Allied Matters Act, Cap. C20, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.
Statutory Audit Committee
In accordance with Section 359(5) of the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2004, a shareholder may nominate another shareholder for appointment to the Statutory Audit Committee. Such nomination should be in writing and should reach the Company Secretary at least twenty-one (21) days before the Annual General Meeting.
Kindly note that the provisions of the Code of Corporate Governance issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicate that some of the members of the Statutory Audit Committee should have basic financial literacy and be knowledgeable in internal control processes.
In view of the foregoing, nominations to the Statutory Audit Committee should be supported by the Curricula Vitae of the nominees.
Election Of Directors
The following directors are being proposed for election to the Board:
Mr. Hassan Elshabrawishi - Non-Executive Director
Mr. John Dickson - Non-Executive Director
Mr. Tope Adeniyi - Non-Executive Director; and
Mrs. Rashidat Adebisi - Executive Director
Their appointments have been approved by the National Insurance Commission and will be presented for shareholders' approval at the Annual General Meeting.
The profile of the aforementioned Directors is available inthe Annual report and also on the company's website at www.axamansard.com.
Shareholders Rights To ask Questions
Shareholders of the Company reserve the right to ask questions not only at the meeting but also in writing prior to the meeting on any item contained in the Annual Report and Accounts. Please send questions, comments or observations to the Company Secretariat, AXA Mansard Insurance plc, Plot 1412 Anmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos or by emailto the Legalfeam@axamansard.com not laterthan July 22, 2020.
Some Dividend warrants have remained unclaimed or are yet to be presented for payment or returned to the Registrars for revalidation. Affected Shareholders are advised to contact the Registrars, DataMax Registrars Limited, 2C, Gbagada Expressway, Anthony Oke Bus Stop, by Beko Ransome kuti Park, Lagos State.
Acopy of this notice and other information relating to the meeting can be found at www.axamansard.com.
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