Chief Executive of Conrad Clark Nigeria (CCN), Joachim Adebayo Adenusi, has said nominations for this year Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) awards have opened.
In a statement, Adenusi said that firms or individuals seeking nomination could access the forms through www.nigerianriskawards.com.
According to him, organisations making huge investments on her people and infrastructure would have a place at the Conrad Clark/Business Day rating programme coming up this year. This measurement index targeted to taste ERM adoption and practice among firms has become more critical since industry regulators particularly banks and insurance received tightened regulations on risk management.
Adenusi stated that the Nigerian Risk Awards, a dazzling black tie evening event will celebrate those very special organisations and individuals that are pioneering best practice of ERM in Nigeria across a variety of industry sectors. “Over recent years companies in Nigeria have gone the extra mile in the management of risk and many of them have employed innovative and practical strategies to embed risk management, to drive cultural change and influence decision making. We are now inviting them to submit these examples for consideration for the awards,” he said. The successful Risk Manager of the Year 2013 will have an all-expenses paid trip to attend one of the international annual risk management conferences 2014 in the UK or USA.
The submissions for the Nigeria Risk Awards will be independently assessed and judged by a panel of highly distinguished individuals, drawn from within and outside the country and many of whom are international leaders in the field of risk, corporate governance and leadership. They include Dr. David Hillson (UK) globally known as the Risk Doctor, Ahmed Babatunde Popoola (Nig) Managing Director and CEO of CRC Credit Bureau Ltd, Professor Peter Young (USA) principal adviser to (and co-creator of) the University of St Thomas’s University actuarial science programme, and many more.
The awards will be presented for the following categories: Risk Manager of year 2013 (for the best CRO/Head of Risk across sectors), Banking and Financial Services, Insurance and Pension Services, Telecoms and Media Services, Manufacturing and Industry and finally Oil and Gas Services.