AxaMansard Legal Team Wins Award

 AXA Mansard Insurance Plc recently emerged winner of the 2015 ESQ Nigerian Legal awards as its legal team clinched the Best In-house legal Team Award in the Insurance category.

The Company’s chief Finance officer Rashdat Adebisi also recently clinched the CFO of the year Award in Insurance category.

The ESQ Nigerian Legal award ceremony, which took place in Lagos honoured outstanding legal professionals in Nigeria and in the diaspora.

According to the organisers, the awards rewarded organisations, which made outstanding contributions in key business transactions, practice areas, strategic growth, excellence and innovation in client service, advancement in technology and support to the growth of the legal profession at large.

Receiving the award on behalf of AXA Mansard, Company Secretary and Head of Legal, Mrs. Omowunmi Adewusi thanked the organisers saying: “We are indeed elated to be recognised and presented this award.”

She said the AXA Mansard culture of integrity, professionalism, team spirit and the continuous desire for excellence are some of the factors that qualified the team for the award.

The ESQ Nigerian Legal Awards is an annual event initiated by Chief Executive Officer, Legal Blitz Limited and publisher of the ESQ Legal Practice Magazine, Lere Fashola.

Similarly, the Chief Financial Officer of AXA Mansard recently emerged winner of the CFO of the Year Award in Insurance category at the 2015 Nigerian CFO Awards held in Lagos.

The Nigerian CFO Awards organised by Instinct Business is in its maiden year in Nigeria. The award recognises and celebrates the accomplishments of financial executives for their financial leadership and overall contribution to their companies’ growth.

Adebisi dedicated the award to the AXA Mansard group pointing out that the responsibility of a CFO goes beyond the accounting role and cuts across the various roles within the organisation towards achieving the overall objective of the company. She said AXA Mansard would continue to redefine standards both at home and abroad.

Adebisi joined AXA Mansard in February 2005 as an executive officer in the FINCON Group. She became the Head of the Transaction Service Unit in 2007 and returned to FINCON as Group Head in 2008. She is now AXA Mansard Group’s Chief Financial Officer and Divisional Director, FINCON and Corporate Services.

AXA Group is a worldwide leader in insurance and asset management, with 161,000 employees serving 103 million clients in 59 countries. In 2014, IFRS revenues amounted to Euro 92.0 billion and IFRS underlying earnings to Euro 5.1 billion. AXA had Euro 1,277 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2014.