The Head of Technical Underwriting at Hollard Insurance, Maa Korkor Nai, has been adjudged the Professional Underwriter of the Year at the Chartered Insurance Institute of Ghana (CIIG) Awards held at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra.
The event was organised under the theme: “Celebrating Excellence in Ghana’s Insurance Industry.” The prestigious industry awards sought to honour individuals, companies, and insurance reporters who had excelled in the practice over the year.
Speaking at the event, the President of the CIIG, Tawiah Ben-Ahmed, said: “CIIG Insurance Excellence Awards is to ensure that insurance practices and services in Ghana are of the highest possible standards. As well as conform to internationally accepted best practices to drive sustained growth of the insurance industry”.
Commenting on the recognition, Managing Director of Hollard Insurance, Daniel Boi Addo, described the win as a deserving honour.
Hollard Insurance’s Maa Korkor Nai wins Professional Underwriter of the Year at CIIG Awards
“Our people mean everything to us so it’s fulfilling to have one of our best Hollardites in the limelight for the second time, at the second edition of the CIIG Awards. Maa Korkor has been a phenomenal team member.
“Her competency and leadership have positively impacted our ability to deliver on our promises. We are thankful to the CIIG’s jury for recognising her as the industry’s best in technical underwriting and to our colleague Hollardites for constantly bringing their A-game.”
“At Hollard Insurance, our purpose is to enable people to create and secure a better future. To this end, we actively invest in the professional development and expertise of our talent to their benefit, and for our customers, and the industry as a whole”, he added.
Maa Korkor’s work experience spans over fourteen years in insurance, nine of which have been in management roles.
She is the Head of Technical Underwriting with the added responsibility of leading the Global Accounts Unit and Reinsurance Team at Hollard Insurance.
Before this, she worked within the Claims and Underwriting functions in various roles: including Head of Central Underwriting, Head of Direct & Global Accounts, Lead Underwriter for Specialized Risks, and the Travel Business Portfolio.
Her experience involves taking on increasingly complex roles in the various technical and operational divisions of Hollard and working with clients of varied interests across a spectrum of international and local industries. This affords her a seamless blend of industry knowledge, capabilities, and expertise.