Sylva Ogwemoh

By Ngozi Onyeakusi—The Board of Nigeria’s foremost life insurer, African Alliance Insurance PLC. has announced the appointment of Sylva Ogwemoh (SAN) as the new Chairman of its Board of Directors.
Sylva Ogwemoh is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) with over 3 decades of experience in Commercial Litigation and Corporate Law.  He has vast legal compliance and private equity experiences where he has advised clients on structured finance, corporate governance issues, portfolio decision-making, corporate strategy, board facilitation, joint ventures, mergers, and acquisition, among others.
He is the Senior Partner and Head of Kevin Martin Ogwemoh Legal, a commercial law firm with Headquarters in Lagos. He is an alumnus of Saῐd Business School (OAMLP), University of Oxford, United Kingdom, with a certification in management and leadership. He became a Notary Public of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 1998 and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) in 2014.
Sylva Ogwemoh (SAN) is an exceptional leader that has hugely impacted his industry through his contributions and participation in various committees. Some of these include:
–        Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, United Kingdom
–        Fellow, Institute of Management Consultants, Nigeria.
–        Member, London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA African User’s Council)
–        Panel Member, Kigali International Arbitration Centre (KIAC) Rwanda.
–        Member, Lagos Court of Arbitration. Maritime Arbitrators Association of Nigeria. Negotiation and Conflict Management Group.
–        Member, Nigerian Bar Association, International Bar Association, Nigerian Institute of Management, and Capital Market Solicitors Association of Nigeria
–        Registered Capital Market Practitioner, with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Nigeria
He has attended several local and international conferences in law and has delivered many papers on diverse subjects in law. He has also won various award as a testament to his prowess. Some of these include but not limited to:
–        2013,  LEGALSFINEST Client Choice Award-Shipping and Maritime Law
–        2018 African Prize for Leadership Excellence under the Legal Personality Prize Category.
MD/CEO of African Alliance, Joyce Ojemudia expressed that “The Board and management of African Alliance are excited to announce Mr. Sylva Ogwemoh (SAN) as our New Board Chairman. We have confidence that under his leadership African Alliance will record great achievements”.
Incorporated in 1960, African Alliance Insurance PLC is widely regarded as the strongest life specialist in the industry.  The company is adequately positioned to provide innovative and customized plans for the Nigerian market.