Leadway Assurance rolls out operational initiatives for 2023
Mr Tunde Hassan-Odukale, Managing Director, Leadway Assurance on Tuesday said the company would deploy artificial intelligence (AI), data-driven and research-oriented initiatives to drive its operations in 2023.
Hassan-Odukale, in a statement made available in Lagos said the initiative was designed in its quest for dominance in Nigeria’s insurance industry.
He explained that the Nigerian and global business climates projected to experience significant debilitating micro and macroeconomic dynamics, ranging from inflationary cost pressures, exchange rate vagaries and disrupting talent attrition necessitated the initiative.
“As the business environment evolves, the speed of change being driven by technology will never be slower.
” This obviously has profound implications for business. Therefore, we will be deploying more data-driven and research-oriented initiatives.
” Adopting data and artificial intelligence practices for improved processes and quick decision-making to promote immersive and exceptional customer experience.
“Indeed, part of our emphasis this year is to significantly enhance our operational excellence with improvements in our technology use,” he said.
According to him, the company would also be committed to strengthening its risk management strategies and technical expertise to ensure that such risks are properly identified, assessed and proactively mitigated.
The managing director expressed confidence that the future holds immense opportunities for all its businesses, given Government’s huge investment in public infrastructure and imminent changes in the economy.
Hassan-Odukale noted that Leadway as an organisation would continue to tap into these emerging opportunities.
He said the insurer would also pursue its strategic goal of being ‘the most dominant insurance company in Nigeria’, in revenue and profit market share, within the corporate and retail market segments.
Hassan-Odukale stated that the underwriting firm cannot achieve these towering objectives without a firm commitment to provide a world-class customer experience consistently.
To this end, He charged his team to be more customer-centric in improving Leadway’s customers’ experience positively at every touch point of its customer service value chain.