Premium Pension appoints business development director
In a bid to reposition its organisation to greater heights, the Board of Premium Pension Limited has appointed Kemi Oluwashina, as Executive Director, Business Development South & Strategy.Her appointment is expected to enhance the reach of the Company in the Southern part of the country as well as to the decision making at the higher level closer to clients.
Oluwashina, who holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, and a Masters in Business Administration from Manchester Business School, United Kingdom.
She also attended Leadership Development programmes at Harvard Business School. She has over 18 years’ experience in Asset Management, Strategy and Investment consulting and has extensive institutional and retail interaction.
While welcoming the new Executive Director on assumption of duty at the corporate head office, the Chief Executive Officer, Umar Sanda Mairami, expressed confidence that Oluwashina’s appointment would further strengthen the company for improved performance.
Mairami described the unprecedented growth level achieved by the organisation in the last decade, a feat he described as customer centric, gender sensitive, and richly endowed with executives with multi-disciplinary talents.
Prior to joining Premium Pension, she was an Executive Director at ARM Securities Limited, a role she functioned in after a 10-year stint in the Pension industry with ARM Pension Managers.
She joined ARM Pension as a pioneer staff in 2006, and rose to head the Investment Management team, and later became the Executive Director, Investment Management, Business Development, Relationship Management, Human Resources and Risk Management functions of the business.
During her initial time in the pension industry, she was an active member of the Technical Committee of Pension Fund Operators Association of Nigeria (PenOp), and was involved in the input/recommendation and review process of various versions of regulatory investment guidelines. She also worked as a research analyst and Portfolio Manager for six years.Premium Pension is a licensed Pension Fund Administrator, which started operations in the year 2005, with current Assets Under Management (AUM) amounting to N548.55billion.