Hollard Insurance employee, Maa Korkor Nai, Head Technical Underwriting is the Professional Underwriter of the Year at the Chartered Insurance Institute of Ghana (CIIG) Awards held at the plush Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra.
Organized under the theme: “Celebrating Excellence in Ghana’s Insurance Industry.” The prestigious industry awards sought to honour individuals, companies, and insurance reporters who had excelled in the practice over the year.
Speaking at the event, the President of the CIIG, Tawiah Ben-Ahmed, said: “CIIG Insurance Excellence Awards is to ensure that insurance practices and services in Ghana are of the highest possible standards. As well as conform to internationally accepted best practices to drive sustained growth of the insurance industry”.
Commenting on the recognition, Managing Director of Hollard Insurance, Daniel Boi Addo, described the win as a deserving honour.
“Our people mean everything to us so it’s fulfilling to have one of our best Hollardites in the limelight for the second time, at the second edition of the CIIG Awards. Maa Korkor has been a phenomenal team member. Her competency and leadership have positively impacted our ability to deliver on our promises. We are thankful to the CIIG’s jury for recognising her as the industry’s best in technical underwriting and to our colleague Hollardites for constantly bringing their A game.”
“At Hollard Insurance, our purpose is to enable people to create and secure a better future. To this end, we actively invest in the professional development and expertise of our talent to their benefit, and for our customers, and the industry as a whole”, he added.
Maa Korkor’s work experience spans over fourteen years in insurance, nine of which have been in management roles.
She is the Head of Technical Underwriting with the added responsibility of leading the Global Accounts Unit and Reinsurance Team at Hollard Insurance. Before this, she worked within the Claims and Underwriting functions in various roles: including Head of Central Underwriting, Head of Direct & Global Accounts, Lead Underwriter for Specialized Risks, and the Travel Business Portfolio.
Her experience involves taking on increasingly complex roles in the various technical and operational divisions of Hollard and working with clients of varied interests across a spectrum of international and local industries. This affords her a seamless blend of industry knowledge, capabilities, and expertise.
About Hollard Insurance
Hollard Insurance is a subsidiary of the insurance group, Hollard Ghana, which combines its deep local knowledge of the market with the world-class expertise of an international insurance brand. With feet firmly planted on Ghanaian soil but Headquartered in South Africa, Hollard delivers innovative insurance solutions customised to the unique risks Ghanaians face. Hollard was previously Metropolitan Insurance which operated in Ghana for over 25 years.
Hollard Insurance offers various non-life products including travel, motor, personal accident, and home insurance, and more. Beyond various nationwide office branches and Hollard 2U franchise shops, Ghanaians can find Hollard at Shell Fuel Station Welcome Shops, Melcom stores and online at www.hollard.com.gh and www.jumia.com.gh for all their insurance needs.