Serene Insurance, a member of the First Sky Group, was named the fastest growing insurance company in the country at the 5th Annual Ghana Insurance Awards held in Accra.
Serene Insurance established in 2018 is well capitalized with approximately GH¢57 million and was the first insurance company in Ghana to officially announce full capitalization in January 2021, well above the limit set for the new capital requirements by the regulator, the National Insurance Commission for insurance companies. .
The recognition was based on Serene Insurance’s aggressive reach, unparalleled customer service, strong financial foundation, being one of the best capitalized players in the industry and inclusive product penetration in the insurance market. , among other innovations.
Serene Insurance demonstrated strong growth in key financial metrics across its various business segments, as it recorded approximately GH¢43.3 million in gross written premiums for FY 2021, representing an increase of 50% compared to GH¢21.7 million in 2020.
Commenting on the awards, Mr. Michael Agbleke, Managing Director, Technical, said: “We are very pleased that Serene Insurance has once again been recognized by the most sought after and credible awards programs in the insurance industry. This is a firm indication of our unparalleled strong track record of timely claims payment, excellent customer service and the deployment of innovative products and services over a relatively short four year period as a player in the sector”.
“We remain focused on being the preferred insurance partner and institution of choice for our people, shareholders and customers,” noted Mr. Agbleke in thanks to all stakeholders.
Mrs. Eugenia Agyire-Tettey, Head of Marketing at Serene Insurance, said “To demonstrate our commitment to protecting the interest of clients, we have partnered with strong and reliable local and international reinsurance companies such as Ghana Re, Mainstream Re, Waica and African Reinsurance, among others, to support our operations while providing another layer of protection for policyholders.”
Mr. Richard Abbey, Chief Executive Officer of Xodus Communications, organizer of the Ghana Insurance Awards, said the venue was in partnership with industry players to promote higher standards and recognize excellence.
Guest of honor Dr. Bernard OkoeBoye, Chief Executive of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) congratulated the nominees and winners for pushing the boundaries of excellence and quality services.
The Ghana Insurance Awards is a registered trademark owned by Xodus Communications Limited, organizers of Forty under 40 Ghana, Forty under 40 Africa, Ghana Oil and Gas Awards, Ghana Manufacturing Awards and Ghana Auto Awards.