Universal Insurance Plc, has announced the appointment of Mr. Paulinus Offorzor as the Executive Director, Technical Operations of the company.
This has been confirmed by the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM).
The appointment came on the backdrop of the NAICOMâ€™s directive that insurers should have an executive director in charge of technical operations by which the board of the company, had forwarded his name to NAICOM as the nominee for the position.
Prior to his new appointment as the Executive Director, Offorzor was the Deputy General Manager, DGM, (Technical & Enterprise Risk Management) of the Company.
Speaking on the appointment, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Insurance, Ben Ujoatuonu, said Offorzorâ€™s appointment and has been confirmed by the NAICOM.
Offorzo is a graduate of insurance from The Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu. He holds a Bachelorâ€™s Degree in Economics (B.Sc. (Hons) from Imo State University, Owerri and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) majoring in Insurance and Risk Management from Esut Business School.
He is also an associate member of several professional bodies including Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (ACII), The Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria (CPIN) and Chartered Institute of Administration (CIA)
He started his insurance career with Intercontinental Assurance Co Ltd in 1995 and has worked in several other companies within the insurance industry before joining Universal Insurance Plc as the Head (Technical & Enterprise Risk Management. Paulinus was the General Manager / Chief Executive Officer Generation Insurance Brokers Limited before his appointment in Universal Insurance. He is married with children.