NEM Insurance Embraces Equity to Mark International Women’s Day
NEM Insurance Plc, the leading insurance company in Nigeria celebrates with women as the world marks the 2023 International Women’s Day with the theme: Embrace Equity.
Felicitating with women and delivering NEM’s goodwill message, the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Tope Smart said, “As we celebrate this year’s edition of International Women’s Day today, I join numerous well-wishers all over the world to celebrate all women and not forgetting our wonderful amazons in NEM Insurance Plc group. Interestingly, the theme for this year’s International Women’s Day celebration is ‘Embrace Equity’. I totally align myself with this theme given my adherence to the principle of fairness and being a strong believer that everyone should be given equal treatment irrespective of gender.”
“In our group today, many departments and units are headed by wonderful women, while some of our branches are equally managed by them and I must not fail to mention that they have performed extraordinarily well in the discharge of their responsibilities. As we celebrate International Women’s Day today, I enjoin everyone in NEM to please celebrate these amazing women even as I look forward to having more of them in our fold as they have proven to be indispensable pillars in our society. Once again, congratulations and happy International Women’s Day.”
International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activities are witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women’s achievements or rally for women’s equality. IWD has been marked for over a century, with the first gathering in 1911 supported by over a million people
Photo L-R: Group Head, Human Resources, NEM Insurance Plc, Olayinka Ojikutu; Group Head, Underwriting, NEM Insurance Plc, Bolanle Baruwa; Assistant General Manager, Marketing, NEM Insurance Plc, Moyosola Olayinka Okeremi; Deputy General Manager, Corporate Services, NEM Insurance Plc, Mojisola Teluwo and Group Executive (Company Secretary), Olajumoke Philip-Akede, during activities marking the International Women’s Day held at NEM Insurance head office in Lagos.
About NEM Insurance Plc:
NEM Insurance Plc started the insurance business in Nigeria in 1948 through the agency of Edward Turner & Co. It became a Nigerian NEM General Insurance Association Limited of London branch in 1965. Incorporated in 1970 as a Nigerian company in compliance with the Companies Decree of 1968, the company became quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in 1989 following the privatisation by the Federal Government of Nigeria. The company, which has contributed immensely towards the growth of the Insurance Industry in Nigeria, was in Life and Non-Life business. Following the recapitalisation exercise in 2007, the company merged with Vigilant Insurance Company Limited to transact all classes of General Insurance. . . As part of the company’s strategic diversification NEM Asset Management Limited and NEM Health Limited were added to the brand in 2016 and 2022 respectively. .