The new state of the art head office building for Activa International Insurance Company (Ghana) Ltd. (AIIG) has been inaugurated in Accra.
The Guest of Honour for the occasion was the Deputy Minister of Finance , Mrs. Abena Osei-Asare, MP for the Atiwa East Constituency. Also present at the event was Mr Alan John Kyerematen, the Minister of Trade and Industry.
Mrs. Abena Osei-Asare commended Activa International Insurance Company for such a great feat.
She charged insurance companies to have complimentary hardware and software to effectively address concerns from the public. Such software must be anchored on people, partnership and technology which must ensure effective communication during sales and claims payment time and also promote professionalism in handling clients.
In terms of partnership, she further stated that insurance companies must join forces to intensify public awareness campaigns and partner with the regulator, the National Insurance Commission to ensure standardization across the sector. Insurance companies must adopt business models to embrace technology for service delivery and also interconnect the traditional ways of doing insurance.
Mr. Richard Lowe, Chairman of Activa Insurance Group said special thanks to cherished clients without whom ACTIVA would be non-existent. He was grateful to Insurance Brokers on the Market for their continued support and looked forward to a continued mutually beneficial relationship.
The Activa Insurance Group Chairman expressed his sincere appreciation to the staff of Activa Ghana. He said he counts on their dedication and determination to make Activa one of the best insurance companies on the Ghanaian market.
The Managing Director of Activa Insurance Ghana, Mr. Benjamin Yamoah, in his welcome address, said the new head office called ACTIVA SQUARE signifies the fruit of AIIG’s hard work over the past 13 years since it began operations in Ghana in April 2009.
Work on the building started in September 2020 and though its progress was heavily impacted by the Covid-19 Pandemic, the building was handed over to AIIG in July 2022. He expressed gratitude to the contractor Key Contracting Company Ltd., the consultant DC&M and the Project Manager as well as the Local Building Committee for the work done to see the successful completion of the building.
The building that was inaugurated is the first phase of the Activa Square complex to be executed in three phases. The first phase consists of a Basement for parking, a Ground floor and three other floors including the rooftop level for entertainment.
He also pointed out that the building was planned and designed to meet the needs of AIIG’s stakeholders including its staff and the new facility will enhance efficiency in its operations.
Also present at the inaugural ceremony was the Head of Finance- National Insurance Commission, Dr. Mahama Wayo, President of Ghana Insurers Association Mr Seth Aklasi, President of IBAG Mr Shaibu Ali, other industry players and clients of Activa Insurance Company Ghana among others..