SUNU Assurances Nigeria Plc announces the resignation of its Company Secretary, Head, Legal and Chief Compliance Officer; Mr. John Akujieze, effective 7th September 2021. His resignation was presented and had been accepted by the Board of Directors. The Board and Management of the Company wishes him all the best in his future endeavours.
The Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Mrs. Taiwo Kuku in acting capacity pending the Board’s final resolution in this regard.
Before joining SUNU Assurances Nigeria Plc in August 2014, Mr. Akujieze was the Group Head, Corporate Services & Resources in Associated Discount House Limited (Now Coronation Merchant Bank Limited) supervising the company secretarial, human resources, administration, protocol and legal.
He spearheaded the transformation of the company from a discount house to a Merchant Bank with the raising of requisite capital and completion of all regulatory and legal requirements.
As the Group Head, Corporate Services & Resources in Associated Discount House Limited, he coordinated the divestment of interest in two subsidiary companies, resulting in the transfer of assets/liabilities and the integration of staff of both Companies with the parent company.
He also developed and enthroned Standard Operating Procedure for the company and other subsidiaries to enhance effective administration of policies and processes. He had a brief stint with the National Maritime Authority during his compulsory National Youth Service Corps.
Mr. Akujieze holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka with the best graduating result. He also holds a Master’s degree in Law and Business Administration from the University of Lagos. He is an Associate of both the Chartered Institute of Management and Chartered Institute of Arbitration.
He is a member of the prestigious Apapa Club and Metropolitan Club.