Inspenonline, an insurance and pension online media has released the names of nominees for the 2013 Nigerian Insurance and Pension (Inspen) Award.
A statement by the Editor, Chuks Udo Okonta, said the yearly award which is in seven categories will be contested by underwriting, broking firms and individuals who distinguished themselves in 2013.
The award ceremony comes up February in Lagos.
He said the nominees for the Insurance Man of the year category are, the Managing Director Mansard Insurance Plc, Mrs Yetunde Ilori; Managing Director Leadway Assurance Limited, Oye Hassan-Odukale; Managing Director Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc, Olawale Onaolapo and former President Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN) Dr. Wole Adetimehin.
He noted that firms nominated for Insurance Company of the Year are, Mansard Insurance Plc; AIICO Insurance Plc; Leadway Assurance Limited; Custodian Group and Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc.
He said Yemi Soladoye; Oladipo Bailey; Professor Joe Irukwu and Osaka Ogala, were nominated for the Excellence Award.
For Best Trade Group Award, he said Nigerian Insurers Association; Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers and Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria were nominated.
Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc; Leadway Assurance Limited and Mansard Insurance Plc were nominated for Companies for Corporate Brand Award.
Firms nominated for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award were, Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc; Industrial and General Insurance; Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc; Leadway Assurance Limited and Mansard Insurance Plc.
Okonta noted that firms nominated for the Pension Fund Administrator of the year are, Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers; AIICO Pension Managers; Leadway Pensure PFA Limited and PAL Pensions.
He urged voters to cast their votes for individuals and firms that have contributed immensely to the development of insurance and pension industry and by extension the nation by mail to