Mr. Kwame Achampong-Kyei, a renowned entrepreneur and the Executive Chairman of GLICO GROUP Ltd has been honored with a Doctorate Degree by the London Graduate School.
This prestigious honour was conferred on him in recognition of his extremely valuable achievements and contributions in leadership towards the workplace and the business environment.
In conferring the award, the London Graduate School noted that Dr. Achampong-Kyei has dedicated his working life almost entirely to the Insurance Industry and has influenced society positively.
Dr. K. Achampong-Kyei, upon receipt of the award, expressed passionately how extremely honored he was to have been conferred with a Doctorate Degree from the London Graduate School. “I am earnestly grateful for the recognition I have received for my work”. He added.
He further emphasized the several challenges he has faced over the years and how each one of them had contributed in making him the person he is today; poised to bring life insurance to the doorstep of every Ghanaian household.
He additionally thanked all GLICO’s clients, employees and stakeholders for helping him reach a stage where he can proudly be honored for all his achievements and contributions to the Ghanaian society and the insurance industry in Ghana.
A little history will bring into focus the contributions of a man of great repute. Dr. Achampong-Kyei made his mark as an expert life insurer with the American Life Insurance Company (ALICO) in London before returning home to Ghana to join the then State Insurance Corporation (now SIC Insurance Ltd.) in the early 1980’s.
In 1986, Dr. Achampong-Kyei established his own insurance company Gemini Life Insurance Company (GLICO), now operating as GLICO Life Insurance Company (GLICO LIFE). GLICO has now grown into a Group of six companies with GLICO LIFE as one of the subsidiaries.
To this end, GLICO GROUP is made up of GLICO HEALTHCARE, GLICO CAPITAL, GLICO PROPERTIES, GLICO GENERAL and GLICO PENSIONS, ably led by Dr. Achampong-Kyei as the Executive Chairman.
GLICO GROUP today is a premier brand, the only insurance company to make it to the list of Ghana 40 most reputable brands. The company employs close to eight hundred (800) Ghanaians and provides insurance cover for approximately 400,000 Ghanaians in the areas of life, non-life and health insurance.
Dr. Achampong-Kyei, for his outstanding entrepreneurial and leadership performance has also received several awards including a Hall of Fame Inductee by Entrepreneur Foundation of Ghana; Best Entrepreneur in Insurance Award by the Entrepreneur Foundation of Ghana and the Marketing Man of the year by the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ghana.
The Honorary Doctorate Degree was presented to him during the Dubai Leadership Summit organized to celebrate and challenge leaders for their achievements in their workforce and contribution to the international economy.
This award is a morale booster for GLICO GROUP; a company dedicated to providing value-added insurance and financial services for close to thirty years. GLICO GROUP’s uniqueness lies in working closely with its clients to understand their needs and aspirations, and build a customized package to help them achieve greater financial well-being.
GLICO GROUP offers a wide variety of services including Life Insurance, Health Insurance, Non-Life Insurance, Financial Services, Properties and Pensions Management.
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