OUR MEN ARE THE DRIVING FORCE FOR OUR QUEST TO EXCELLENCE’ … SOYINKA
By Ngozi Onyeakusi—As the world marks the International Men’s Day on November 19, 2022, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc, Mr. Olaotan Soyinka has described the male employees of the Underwriting Firm as the very rudder responsible for steering the ship of the organization to greatness in the quest for achieving excellence in every area of the company’s operations.
In his goodwill address to the male counterparts of the organization at a special session organized for them in commemoration of the global event, Soyinka seized the moment to eulogize them to the admiration of all. In his words, “It has been a very elating experience for me having worked with you colleagues over the span of two decades that you have all stood the test of time even in the midst of those turbulent periods that one would have thought would consume us but alas, we have on every occasion come out unscathed. No doubt, we have been so blessed as an organization to have crop of men like you running the affairs of our great company in the last 27 years. You have all proven that you are men of valor and grit in the most professional manner that anyone can think of.”
The Executive Director, Technical, Jude Modilim, expressed appreciation on behalf of the male employees in the organization and particularly to the Chairman of the Underwriting Firm in the person of Mr. Oluseun Ajayi, for being an exemplary leader and a great Manager of men and resources. He said, “right from the day he joined the organization as the ED, Technical and a member of the Board of Directors some few years ago, he has continued to enjoy tremendous support from all and sundry, especially from his colleagues in Management” He used the opportunity to thank and encourage his male counterparts to continue in their stride of hard work and dedication to the ideals of the company. He equally enjoined them to also respect and honour their female counterparts as they are also a formidable force in the journey to attaining service excellence in the comity of insurance companies in the country. He expounded on one of the core values of the organization which borders on Teamwork and reiterated that what the company has been able to achieve till date despite all the seeming challenges in the Nigerian business landscape and the insurance industry in particular, can only be attributable to that very germane core value of teamwork and respect for one another within the organization. According to him, “the success story of the organization has not been fortuitous, but rather, it has been very intentional premised on hard work, dedication to duty and commitment to the business philosophy in words and in intent.
As all attention will be focused on the men all over the world on Saturday, November 19, 2022, Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc is wishing all men a hearty International Men’s Day celebration as they continue to provide the rudder for greater achievements in all spheres of their endeavors as Men.