by ZAKA KHALIQ, Lagos
FBNInsurance Brokers, an FBNHoldings company has announced the appointment of Olumide Ibidapo as its new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. A statement from the company noted that Ibidapo, a versed insurance practitioner, started his career with IBN/Marsh Brokers in 1990 and rose through the ranks before joining FBNInsurance Brokers in 2006.
Following FBNInsurance’s acquisition of Oasis Insurance, Ibidapo was appointed Head, Technical, of the new company, FBN General Insurance. Under his expertise, the company quickly established itself as a growing force in the general insurance terrain in Nigeria.
Ibidapo holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from the nation’s premier university, University of Ibadan and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho. With over 25 years’ industry experience in insurance and risk management, Ibidapo has established a reputation as an incisive professional with expertise in the areas of commercial insurance programme structuring, Special Risks portfolio handling and Claims Management. Mr Olumide Ibidapo is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria. He is widely travelled and happily married with children.
FBN Insurance Brokers is an insurance brokerage firm under the FBNHoldings Group. The Company operates from its registered head office at 9/11 Macarthy Street, Onikan with two major regional offices in Abuja and Port Harcourt. FBN Insurance Brokers Limited has developed specialist technical and Special Risks divisions for Oil and Gas, marine and Aviation, Construction and Erection, Industrial and Commercial, Reinsurance and multinational risks.