Allianz Nigeria has announced the resignation of Ms. Adeolu Adewumi-Zer as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director.
Jaideep Goel, Executive Director at Allianz Nigeria has been appointed as CEO ad interim of Allianz Nigeria, subject to regulatory approval and pending the appointment of a new CEO in due course.
Brought on board in 2020, Jaideep joined Allianz Nigeria with over three decades of experience spanning general insurance operations, underwriting, claims management, sales and business development.
As Executive Director, Technical, Jaideep was responsible for enforcing underwriting discipline and loss control that helped to sanitize the books of the company.
In his new role, he will also be responsible for leading the sales functions and the business at large, in the interim.
“With his exceptional technical qualities and sense of commercial relations, Jaideep has the necessary assets to lead the transformation necessary to stimulate even stronger growth of our operational entity in Nigeria,” stated Delphine Traore, Regional CEO of Allianz Africa.
“We would like to use the opportunity to thank Adeolu and wish her the best in all future endeavours. Allianz has over a century of history in Africa, where it has built and is continually expanding its footprint.”
The Group continues to gain leadership in key markets across the continent. Allianz is currently present in 13 countries and accompanies clients in 49 markets across the continent.
At the regional level, the Group generated a Gross Written Premium of 732 million euros in 2021 (excluding AGCS).