African Alliance Insurance Plc. ("The Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Anthony Okocha as Chairman of the Board Directors of the Company. He was appointed by the Board of Directors at its meeting held on 19th December, 2019.
Dr. Anthony C. Okocha is a seasoned banker with over 30 years of experience in banking, commerce and business advisory. Prior to his career in banking, he worked at Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) in the early eighties, Longman Nigeria Limited; and Finance and Leasing Limited. He was one of the pioneer team members of First Marina Trust Limited where he was involved in the strategic direction of the Company's leasing activities. He rose swiftly in his career to become the Acting Managing Director of the then IMB International Bank Plc in 2005 before it merged with 3 other Banks (First Atlantic Bank Plc, Inland Bank Plc & NUB International Bank Plc) to form First Inland Bank Plc. He also worked in EcoBank, Equitorial Trust Bank Limited, Citizens International and Fin Bank, where he resigned to join Forbs Investment Solutions Limited as its pioneer Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer.
During his banking career, Dr. Anthony attended several management and leadership courses locally and internationally. He is an alumnus of the Universities of Ife and Lagos, as well as Columbia University, New York. A Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration of Nigeria and Senior Honorary Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria. Dr. Anthony currently sits on the boards of Universal Insurance Plc, African Alliance Insurance Plc, Ghana Life Limited, Ghana and Stoma Bakery Limited.
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