August 18th, 2014/NSE
Equity Assurance Plc has notified The Nigerian Stock Exchange of the appointment of Mr. John Nkemakolam Akujieze as the new Company Secretary of Equity Assurance Plc.
John is a graduate of Law (Second Class Upper, Best Graduating Student) – 1997 - from Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka and has his Masters of Law and Business Administration Degrees from University of Lagos in 2002 and 2009 respectively. He was at the Nigerian Law School, Abuja for his B.L in 1999. Mr. Akujieze is also an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Management. He had over fourteen years’ continuous banking experience embracing Legal Services, Company Secretarial practice and Human Resources Management. He joined Associated Discount House Limited in 2000 as Deputy Head, Company Secretariat, Legal and Human Resources departments and rose to become the Group Head, Corporate Services & Resources with oversight responsibilities for Company Secretariat, Legal, Administration, Protocol and Communications. He had a brief stint with National Maritime Authority for his mandatory Youth Service Corps before joining Associated Discount House Limited.
He resigned from Associated Discount House Limited in July 2014 to join Equity Assurance Plc as Company Secretary, Head Legal & Compliance. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1999.