Chief Executive Officer, AXA Mansard Insurance, Kunle Ahmed has explained the reasons behind the company’s continued commitment to gender diversity and inclusion.
Ahmed, who spoke at the 2022 Women in Marketing and Communications Awards (WIMCA), said the company is focused on engaging the best talents and creating a platform that gives equal opportunities to everyone.
He said the company has designed its management systems and policies in ways that provide women and men with growth opportunities.
“In our quest to deliver value to all stakeholders, we are always focused on engaging the best talents and creating a platform that gives equal opportunities to everyone. We are convinced that everyone no matters their gender or preferences must be given equal opportunity and have designed our management systems and policies in ways that provide women (and men) with growth opportunities,” Ahmed said.
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Also, the “Most Outstanding Marketing Professional, Insurance Category” award was awarded AXA Mansard’s Chief Customer and Marketing Officer, Jumoke Odunlami.
WIMCA is the largest gathering of female brands and marketing communications professionals in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa.
The annual event recognises and celebrates leading women who have weathered the storm and have risen through the ranks to attain remarkable heights in the brands, marketing, and communications industry.
According to the organisers of the event, when it comes to gender inclusion, AXA Mansard occupies a unique position in the insurance sector in Nigeria. “From the leadership of the organisation to its commitment to women’s initiatives, AXA Mansard holds the ace when it comes to ensuring access to equal opportunities for the female and male gender,” the organisers stated.
Ahmed, expressed his delight at the award, noting that it is another recognition of the company’s continued commitment to gender diversity and inclusion.
“This is an award like no other, we are glad to be recognised by a reputable platform like WIMCA. To be recognised for this is a bonus,” Ahmed said.
Odunlami said the award once again pointed to the women-friendly environment that the organisation has created.