GLICO Appoints New MD

Andrew Achampong-Kyei

The board of directors of GLICO General Insurance Company Ltd (GLICO General) has appointed a new Managing Director in the person of Andrew Achampong-Kyei.

He took over from Alfred Yaw Ofori-Kuragu, whose contract with GLICO General has ended.

Mr. Andrew Achampong-Kyei was the Company Secretary and Head of Legal & Special Risk for GLICO GROUP, prior to his appointment.

The new MD is a Chartered Insurance Practitioner from the Chartered Insurance Institute, United Kingdom (UK) and a qualified solicitor in the UK.

He is also a Barrister-at-Law, having been called to the Ghana Bar and thus licensed to practice in both jurisdictions.

Mr Andrew Achampong-Kyei received his Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of Kent at Canterbury and his post-graduate in legal practice from the University of Westminster, both in the UK.

In addition, he is a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives (UK).

Andrew has extensive experience within the insurance industry – locally and internationally.

He has worked in the Ghanaian insurance industry since 1998.

As a finance and project lawyer, he has worked with leading law firms in the United Kingdom, including Linklaters LLP, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and DLA Piper.

He received his Executive Management Training Programme from one of the world’s leading broking firms – Filhet Allard Maritime.

He further acquired Energy Insurance and Risk Management experience with Marsh Limited (UK), a global leader in insurance broking and risk management, which has impacted tremendously in his approach to handling intricate risks for the various lines of businesses underwritten by GLICO GENERAL.

The new Managing Director expressed positivity and excitement about the future of GLICO GENERAL.

“As a team player, I acknowledge that together with the GLICO GENERAL family, we shall rapidly ascend to the pedestal we envision, he said.

GLICO GENERAL is a member of GLICO GROUP and provides innovative and quality non-life insurance products and services for the insurable Ghanaian people.

GLICO GENERAL is currently ranked amongst the top six general insurance practitioners in the country.

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