Axa Mansard Appoints Onifade as Executive Director

AXA Mansard Insurance

By Dipo Olowookere

Mr Yomi Onifade has joined the board of directors of Axa Mansard Insurance Plc as an Executive Director. This followed his appointment by the insurer

His appointment has already been approved by industry’s regulator, the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) after the board of the firm unanimously approved it.

The board and management of Axa Mansard Insurance have expressed confidence that, with his wealth of experience, Mr Onifade will add great value to the board.

Mr Onifade joined Axa Mansard Insurance Plc in 2004 as Team Lead, Manufacturing, Institutional Business Group, where he developed, implemented and managed various strategies for the Technical Division of the company, whilst overseeing claims resolution and improvement of the claims process.

He designed, reviewed and launched several new policies that led to an increase in the company’s market share.

As Head of Corporate Business Group, Mr Onifade developed and implemented various strategies for the company, coordinated product development, and customization and improvement initiatives, including the coordination of the insurer’s annual Broker Development Programme.

In his role as Divisional Head, Retail Business, and until his recent appointment as an Executive Director, Mr Onifade contributed to the development, implementation, monitoring and review of the company’s business strategies by driving sales, technical performance, building motivated and high performing teams through effective leadership.

The appointee holds a Bachelor of Science in Insurance from the University of Lagos and has attended various senior management programmes, including the Senior Executive Programme at the London Business School and Senior Management Programme at the Pan-African University, Lagos.

Dipo Olowookere is a journalist based in Nigeria that has passion for reporting business news stories. At his leisure time, he watches football and supports 3SC of Ibadan. Mr Olowookere can be reached via

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