By Dipo Olowookere The board of AXA Mansard Insurance Plc has announced the resignation of one of its members, Mrs Karima Silvent. Mrs Silvent served on the board of the company as a non-executive director from January 1, 2015 till May 8, 2019, when her resignation became effective. The reason for her exit was not stated by the company, but the board, which \u201cunanimously approved\u201d the resignation, commended \u201cMrs Karima Silvent for her leadership and overall contribution to the growth of the company during her tenure on the board.\u201d Meanwhile, AXA Mansard Insurance has informed the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) of the appointment of Mr Sohail Ali as an Executive Director of the company. According to a statement signed by the Company Secretary, Mrs Omowunmi Mabel Adewusi, the appointment has \u201cbeen approved by the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM).\u201d He has been appointed as Executive Director overseeing the Actuary Division. Mr Ali is a UK qualified Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries with over 15 years\u2019 experience in consultancy, sales and operations in the Life, Pensions and Investment sectors. He joined AXA Egypt in 2008 and was responsible at different stages for managing the P&L of the Life & Savings business, actuarial, compliance, internal audit, legal, risk management, underwriting and claims functions. \u201cThe board and management of AXA Mansard Insurance Plc are confident that, with his wealth of experience, Sohail will add great value to the Board,\u201d the statement said.