BY NKECHI NAECHE-ESEZOBOR—-National Insurance Commission (NAICOM). has approved the appointment of Mrs Ifunanya Iwuagwu, as Company Secretary/Legal Adviser of NEM Insurance Plc.
This is contained in a notice signed by Andrew-keknua, Managing Director/CEO to the Nigeria Exchange Limited and the investing public that Mrs Ifunanya Iwuagwu, appointment takes effect from January 30, 2024,
The notice added that Iwuagwu would be replacing Mrs Olajumoke Philip-Akede who resigned from the company effective 29th December 2023.
Iwuagwu, is a highly skilled legal practitioner, having graduated from theAmbrose Alli University, Ekpoma in 2002 with over fifteen years of relevant experience.
She started her professional career as a legal officer with Messrs TaiwoKupolati &Co where she appeared in courts of various cadres and garnered experience in litigation and as an assistant editor with the Federation Weekly L a Reports.
Thereafter she joined the Firm of Messrs. Koya & Kuti Solicitors in 2009 and there she acquired experience in legal drafting, negotiation as well as corporate and commercial law practice.
In 2014, Ifunanya was employed as a Legal Executive ni Red Star Express Plc and served in several capacities, one of which was as Secretary to the Board of Trustees of the Red Star Foundation Ltd/Gte.
Whilst in Red Star Express Pic, she reviewed and negotiated key agreements and provided strategic legal advice to executive leadership and most recentlv was a member of theGroup Executive Committee and served as Head, Legal/Legal Adviser to the Company.
She has attended several training courses on dispute resolutions and mediation, corporate governance, and is a member of the Institute of Credit Administrators, a Chartered Secretary &Administrator, and a Certified Data Analyst. She is happily married with children.
The Board and Management of NEM Insurance Plc are confident in Mrs Iwuagwu’s wealth of knowledge and experience.