Twenty-two members of staff of Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc were recently elevated by the Management following the outcome of the company’s 2010 half year performance appraisal.
The members of staff promoted spans the various Divisions with of the organisation as well as the Branch operations across the country.
The former Acting Head of the Technical Division and Senior Manager, Tajudeen Rufai now becomes an Assistant General Manager, while the Head of General Insurance, Fatai Fasugba is now a Manager after being elevated from his former position of a Deputy Manager.
Femi Akinrinmade and Latifat Ogunnowo both of the Energy Division are now Manager and Deputy Manager respectively. Miss Toyin Arinde Becomes a Deputy Manager in the Marketing and Relationship Division of Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc.
Tajudeen Rufai is a Chartered Insurer of repute. He became an Associate member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of London in 1991 and has over two decades work experience garnered from years of working for both Insurance and Reinsurance companies.
He is also an Associate Member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria, CIIN.
The Head of Human Resources of Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc, Bisola Asaju explained that, asides those that got promoted, the company also rewarded other members of staff with varying salary increment for their outstanding performances during the period under review.
She equally reiterated Management’s commitment to rewarding all staff who at one point or the other have been able to distinguish themselves in the course of carrying out their duties.
She said Management is particularly interested and ready to support any member of staff that is willing to professionally develop himself or herself for the advancement and growth of the organisation and the individual involved.
According to her, “Management has identified that Professionalism is the springboard for the advancement and development of Insurance business in Nigeria; hence, the workforce in Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc is being encouraged to embrace continuing education both professionally and academic wise.
Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc recruits and retains the services of young, educated and talented professionals, with a total of 33 Chartered Insurers (ACII),13 Chartered Accountants (ACA) and other professionals from varied disciplines, the company is ranked amongst the topmost employers of highly skilled manpower in the insurance industry in Nigeria till date.