Linkage wins sectoral leadership category award
Linkage Assurance Plc has won the 2018 Pearl Sectoral Leadership Award in the insurance industry on corporate excellence in the capital market.
According to the organisers, Linkage Assurance Plc, alongside other sectoral winners, were companies that despite challenges in the economy in the 2017 financial year weathered the storm, outperformed others, and sustained leadership of the market.
President/Chief Executive Officer of Pearl Awards Nigeria, Tayo Orekoya, said the award has recognised and rewarded over 85 quoted companies for outstanding operational and stock performance since inception.
While commending Linkage Assurance for standing tall amidst challenges undermining growth of insurance business in Nigeria, Orekoya said: “As partners in progress with capital market regulators, we shall continue to engender healthy rivalry among other initiatives aimed at deepening the vibrancy of the market”.
The Acting Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Linkage Assurance Plc, Daniel Braie, who led top management of the company to receive the award, thanked the organisers for recognising the efforts that the Board and management of the company were making to ensure value creation for shareholders.
“As a company, we are committed to sustaining the rules and regulations of the capital market, ensure regulatory compliance and good corporate governance practice,” he said.