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Old Mutual Nigeria provides financial solutions that are designed to help our customers achieve their long term goals and create a positive future for them, their families and their businesses. Old Mutual Nigeria is made up of Old Mutual Nigeria Life Assurance Company Limited and Old Mutual General Insurance Company Nigeria Limited.
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Samuel Ogbu Chief Executive Officer Old Mutual West Africa
Mr. Donald Samuel Ogbu is the Group Chief Executive Officer of Old Mutual West Africa, a position he assumed in November 2018. In this position he oversees Old Mutual’s West African Businesses in both Nigeria and Ghana. Before taking up his current role, Samuel, was the Group Executive, West Africa of Liberty Holdings, a position he moved into following his role as the Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Properties. Prior to joining the Liberty Group, Samuel was the General Manager of Old Mutual’s Large Corporate Business at Old Mutual South Africa. Before that, he held senior executive directorships at Sage Life, South Africa and Africa Media Group.
Samuel has over thirty (30) years of professional experience with the last fifteen (15) years spent in various general management roles within the insurance industry in South Africa and Nigeria. He has extensive experience in a variety of other sectors in sub-Saharan African countries.
Samuel is a past President of the South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA), the foremost real estate industry organization in Africa; for several years, Samuel played a pivotal role in promoting investor interest in the African Commercial Real Estate sector.
Samuel has a bachelor’s degree from South Bank University. He is a Chartered Accountant and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) having trained with Price Waterhouse in London. He holds an MBA from Wits Business School, Johannesburg. He is a senior member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN) and a member of the Institute of Directors. He has held directorships of several listed and unlisted companies in the United Kingdom, South Africa and other parts of Africa.
Managing Director, Life Assurance
Keith Alford Managing Director, Life Assurance
Mr. Alford is the Managing Director of Old Mutual Nigeria Life Assurance Company Limited. He has vast experience in the insurance industry spanning over twenty five years. He has held senior positions at Old Mutual Zimbabwe, Prudential Life Assurance Company, Zimbabwe and First Mutual Life Zimbabwe. In 2008 he was appointed Managing Director of UNIC Insurance Company Nigeria. He commenced his career as a legal practitioner in 1983 with a law firm in Zimbabwe before joining Old Mutual Zimbabwe in 1986 as Legal Advisor. Thereafter, he worked for Prudential Life Assurance Company, Zimbabwe and First Mutual Life Zimbabwe as a Marketing Executive. He was the Chairman of Life Office Association of Zimbabwe and the Chairman of the Life Insurance Marketing Research Association (LIMRA), Zimbabwe. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (1977) and an LLB Law degree (1983) from the University of Natal, Republic of South Africa.
Executive Director Technical Life Assurance
Wasiu Amao Executive Director Technical Life Assurance
Wasiu joined Old Mutual in November 2017. Before joining Old Mutual, he was The Head of Technical for Life Operations at Heirs Insurance Limited. He has held various positions in the Nigerian Insurance Industry; these include Head of Technical for UNIC Insurance Plc, Head of Operations in FBN Insurance Limited, Metropolitan Momentum, and Head of Life of Linkage Assurance Plc. He served in various capacities in Great Nigeria Insurance Plc where he started his Insurance Career. He is a Life Examiner with West Africa Insurance Institute (Gambia) and a seasoned Facilitator with The Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria.
Mr Amao, an indigene of Oyo State, was born and raised in Lagos. He has a first degree in Actuarial Science from The University of Lagos and a Master of Business Administration in Financial Management from the Lagos State University, both in Lagos, Nigeria. He is also an Associate Member of The Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria.
Executive Director Technical General Insurance
Japhet Duru Executive Director Technical General Insurance
Japhet is the Executive Director, Technical of Old Mutual General Insurance Company Nigeria. Dr. Duru oversees the operations department of the organization with a view to bolster its underwriting operations and maintain its prompt claims settlement. He has over 25 years’ experience in General insurance Business.
Dr. Duru holds a Ph.D. in Insurance & Risk Management from Charisma University and has over 25 years’ experience in Insurance Business. He started his career at Valid Assurance Company Limited. Prior to joining Old Mutual General Insurance, he served as the General Manager/Chief Operating Officer at HEIRS Insurance Brokers Limited. Dr. Duru has also held various senior management positions such as Chief Technical Officer (CTO) at Heirs Insurance Ltd, Head of Technical Operations at Stanbic IBTC Insurance Brokers Limited, Group Head, Technical and Head of Underwriting at International Energy Insurance Plc and Head of Underwriting at KBL Insurance Ltd.
Japhet Duru also holds a Master’s degree in Finance from Lagos State University, Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Insurance & Risk Management from Imo State University and Saint Monica University respectively. Japhet Duru is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (FIIN) and Associate of other Professional bodies like the Nigerian Institute of Administration, Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria.