Vanguard honours brokers
Vanguard Assurance Company has held its maiden Focus Group Discussion in Accra to dialogue with various stakeholders.
The discussion brought together stakeholders such as insurance brokers, agents, risk surveyors, salvage dealers and representatives of staff to deliberate on the future of the company and the insurance industry as a whole.
Dr. Gideon Ameyendor, Executive Vice-Chairman, Vanguard Assurance said he was particularly excited that the brokers and insurance agents accepted the invitation without any hesitations.
Dr. Ameyendor said, “2016 has been a year of reflection not only on our journey as the an insurance institution, but also a time of reflecting on how far we have come in our relationship with our many brokers and agents who have also become one of the Vanguard’s family.”
He said the maiden Focus Group Discussion was the first of its kind in Ghana’s insurance landscape, adding that, “We will crown it up with an award ceremony to recognize the top brokers, agents and staff.”
The Focus Group Discussion was moderated by renowned academician, Prof. Boakye Francis, Dean of the Business School, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
Prof. Boakye said the year has been a special one for the company and as such, it is good to appreciate your partners – the insurance brokers and agents.
Fred Lamptey, General Manager, Vanguard Assurance, said the company --- the first indigenous insurer in Ghana has come a long way: “what started as a mere dream has today become a reality,” adding that he believes the presence of brokers and agents is a reflection of God’s glory on Vanguard.
A number of brokers, agents and staff were awarded for their contribution to the growth of Vanguard Assurance.
Some of the brokerage companies that were recognized include Horizon Insurance Brokers, who bagged a return ticket from Accra to the United States of America, and Danniads Brokers who also received a return ticket from Accra to London.
Risk Management and Advisory Service also took the third place prize of a return ticket to South Africa. Other winners in the agency category include Daniel Teye, who won a cash prize as the top sales executive.
Best worker in the category of junior staff category went Leslie Adjei with the best worker in the senior category going to Solomon Annang Sackey, an Assistant Manager in the Management Information Services (MIS).
Four top management staff also got some cash awards. They are Fred Lamptey, General Manager; Sonnia Ofosu-Appiah, Senior Manager, Human Resource; Doreen Klulor, Office of Group Chairman; and Moses Adomoo, Senior Manager, MIS.
The award winners underscored the continuous efforts and hardwork to surpass client expectation.