ODUKALE, Mr Oye Hassan

Mr. Oyekanmi Hassan-Odukale, also known as Oye, MFR, has been the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Leadway Assurance Company Limited since 1994 and also serves as its Executive Director. Mr. Hassan-Odukale joined Leadway Assurance Company Limited in 1981. He is a Munich Re scholar, Securities and Exchange Commission accredited Investment Manager and Portfolio Advisor. His career began in Insurance with SCIB & Company Insurance Brokers (an affiliate of Sedgwicks Insurance Brokers) in 1980. He has done extensive research on computerization of Insurance business. He has over 15 years of experience in insurance brokerage, underwriting, investments and general management. His experience in investments and as a Director on several boards informs his detailed insight which keeps the Board ahead of competition in the financial services industry. He serves as the Chairman of FBN Bank (UK) Limited and the Nigerian Insurers Association. He is a Pioneer Director on the board of FBNHoldings Plc. He serves as a Non Executive Director of FBN Holdings Plc (Formerly Known as First Bank of Nigeria Plc). He serves as a Director of Adswitch Plc and Globe Reinsurance Company Limited. He sits on the board of FBN Capital Limited, Seawolf Oilfield Services Limited, Leadway Pensure PFA Limited and Governing Council, Babcock University. He served as an Executive Director of North Directorate at FBN Holdings Plc. He served as a Director of Prestige Assurance Plc. He served as a Non Executive Director of FBN Holdings Plc from 1999 to December 31, 2010. He served as a Member of the Governing Council of Nigerian Insurers Association since 1995. He served on the Federal Government of Nigeria's Committee for the review of Insurance Laws. He is a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR). He is the First West African recipient of Munich-Re Fellowship at Georgia State University. Mr. Hassan-Odukale graduated from University of Houston, Texas, USA from where he obtained a Bachelor and Master Degrees in Business Administration, Specializing in Finance. He is an Alumnus of the Harvard Business School, USA.
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