By Favour Nnabugwu
The Group Managing Director, Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc, Mr. Eddie Efekoha has become the 40th President of West African Insurance Companies Association (WAICA).
Efekoha was elevated to the position at the Closing Dinner of the West African Insurance Companies Association (WAICA) 50th Anniversary and Conference 2023, in Lagos.
Efekoha is a Fellow of the Nigerian and United Kingdom Institutes; Group Managing Director, Consolidated Hallmark; 49th President & Chairman of the Governing Council of Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria, CIIN, between 2018-2020 and 22nd Chairman of the Past President of Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA) from 2016-2018.
He is the Chairman of Hallmark HMO. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Insurance and a Masters degree in Business Administration both from the University of Lagos. Eddie has worked in reputable organizations including Hogg Robinson Nigeria, and Glanvill Enthoven & Co (Nig.) as Executive Director (Technical), Fountain Insurance Brokers Ltd as its pioneer Managing Director/Chief Executive.
He was the Vice Chairman/CEO of Consolidated Risk Insurers Plc before his current appointment as Managing Director/CEO of the holding company, Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc. A Fellow of the Institute of Directors (IOD) and both the Chartered Insurance Institutes of London and Nigeria,
Eddie has attended several local and international courses in both Insurance and Management. He is an alumnus of them Lagos and Harvard Business Schools, Deputy President of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria, Chairman of the Governing Board of the College of Insurance and Financial Management, and the 22nd chairman of the Nigeria Insurers Association (NIA)