GLICO GENERAL, a dynamic industry player that provides innovative and customized risk management non- life solutions for the insurable Ghanaian public, has climaxed its yearlong 10th Anniversary celebrations at a grand dinner held at La Palm Royal Beach Hotel.
The climax event was dubbed, “A Dinner Night of Awards and Recognition” to celebrate and appreciate key stakeholders who have been instrumental to the growth and success of GLICO GENERAL over the past ten years.
Various stakeholders were recognized with citations and gifts as a token of gratitude. Among these were GLICO GENERAL’s top twenty (20) premium contributing clients who each received a plague of appreciation and a Samsung galaxy tablet.
Additionally, GLICO GENERAL’s top three (3) agents each received a citation and cash amount for their relentless contributions to the growth of GLICO GENERAL.
Also deserving of recognition were twelve long serving and committed staff who commenced employment with the operations of GLICO GENERAL in 2006 and are still contributing their best towards the success of company. The penultimate category to be recognized were three (3) key staff that have served the company diligently and are now going on retirement. They altogether each received a citation and a 50 inch LED TV valued at GHC 5,000.00.
Members of the board of directors were shown appreciation too. They each received a plaque of appreciation for leading, directing and taking hard decisions that have saved GLICO GENERAL’s operations towards success.
Finally, the Founder, Executive Chairman and Board Chairman of GLICO GENERAL, Dr. Kwame Achampong -Kyei was awarded a special citation and plaque for his visionary and stalwart leadership.
Delivering his opening address, the Managing Director of GLICO GENERAL, Mr. Alfred Ofori-Kuragu expressed his appreciation to all stakeholders for their commitment to GLICO GENERAL over the past 10 years.
He stated that GLICO GENERAL has come this far because of their strong belief in the operations of the company which has catapulted them to the sixth position among twenty-five (25) non-life insurance companies currently operating in Ghana.
Additionally, Mr. Ofori- Kuragu paid glowing tribute to the visionaire of the company, Dr. Kwame Achampong -Kyei, for his strong and burning passion to bring insurance to the door step of Ghanaians.
He also expressed dismay of the lack of wherewithal, in light of economic challenges, to implement all planned activities for the anniversary. That notwithstanding, he expressed joy to the fact that GLICO GENERAL has renovated and refurbished the “Orthopedic Female ward C” of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital as the company’s 10th year corporate citizenship contribution to Mother Ghana.
He avowed that, “This is a noteworthy project that lies at the heart of one of our key products-motor insurance. The cushion we provide with our policies starts with saving lives in the event of an accident and we are very proud to have contributed this to society. The project is in its final stages and very soon, we will hand over to the administration.”
The keynote address delivered by the Founder, Executive Chairman and Board Chairman of GLICO GENERAL, Dr. Kwame Achampong -Kyei, recounted the memorable milestones achieved in the 10-year journey. He thanked all stakeholders for their support and encouragement and predicted that the next decade is going to be marked by growth and more successes.
Ms. Lydia Lariba Bawa, the Commissioner of Insurance, who graced the dinner as the Special Guest of Honour, congratulated GLICO GENERAL for their achievements in the non -life industry, especially for their “A-“ claim payment rating by Global Credit Rating of South Africa, as well as their “B-“ rating by Standard & Poors Rating Agency of USA. She further encouraged the board, management and staff to abide by regulatory guidelines to operate fairly on the competitive market and not resort to underhand strategies to damage their hard-earned reputation.
The yearlong anniversary celebrations was geared towards driving home the theme for the celebrations, “10 years of creating value….Our Stakeholders; our All “.
It was a colourful climaxing night of dance, music, appreciation, champagne, fine wine and delectable cuisine to toast to a brighter future as GLICO GENERAL journeys into a new decade of success.
With immense gratitude, GLICO GENERAL says a BIG THANK YOU to all stakeholders whose immense confidence and support has brought the company this far.
Corporate Affairs Department
GLICO GROUP LTD.