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SIC announces that at a meeting of the Board of Directors held on 30th April 2013, Mrs. Doris Awo Nkani, who had acted as the Managing Director of SIC since 3rd May, 2012, was confirmed as the substantive Managing Director with immediate effect.
Mrs. Doris Awo Nkani, the first female Managing Director of the Company, is a Chartered Insurer and fellow of the Insurance Institute of Ghana. She is a lawyer and has held several top positions in the insurance industry. Prior to her appointment as Deputy Managing Director (Technical) of SIC with effect from 1st September 2010, she was the Managing Director of Phoenix Insurance Company where she helped to re-position the Company.
Currently, she is the President of the Bureau of Guarantors of the Inter State Road Transport Association of ECOWAS. She is also an Executive Council Member of the West African Insurance Companies Association (WAICA) and member of the Governing Council of the West African Insurance Institute. She serves on the Board of SIC Life, Novotel and Superannuation Management Committee of the Atomic Energy Commission.
She is a holder of an LLB Hons. from University of Ghana and a BL from the Ghana Law School. She is a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of UK and the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
At the same meeting of the Board a new Deputy Managing Director (Technical) in the person of Mr. Kwei-Mensah Ashidam, was appointed by the Board. Mr. Ashidam, before his appointment, was the acting General Manager, Technical and the Head of the Reinsurance Department of SIC. He brings on board over twenty-nine (29) years of experience in the insurance industry.
Previous positions he held include Head of Fire Department, Area Manager, Tema, Executive Assistant to the Managing Director and Head of Risk Department.
He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, post-graduate Diploma in Marketing from CIM UK, and Diploma in Insurance from the West African Insurance Institute, Gambia.
He is Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute of UK and the Insurance Institute of Ghana, as well as a foundation member and lecturer for various courses previously organized by the Insurance Institute of Ghana, now the Ghana Insurance College.
Issued in Accra, this 10th

day of May, 2013