Management

Frederick Adotey Saka

Chief Executive Officer

Frederick has over 15 years of industry experience spanning Technical Operations, Marketing and Strategy. He joined Vanguard Assurance in 2018 as the Chief Operations Officer and was appointed Chief Executive Officer a year later.

Prior to joining Vanguard Assurance, he worked for Saham Insurance Ghana Limited as the Chief Operations Officer, where he was responsible for steering the company’s Technical Operations.

Frederick is a Chartered Insurer and an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute, UK.  He also holds an MBA and BA in Economics and Law, both from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. In addition, Frederick holds a Group Diploma in Marketing awarded by the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI).

Samuel Awotwe

Financial Controller

Samuel is a Chartered Accountant with over 14 years’ experience. His forte is using computerized systems to harmonize and optimize finance, accounting and operational functions. He joined Vanguard Assurance in 2020.

Prior to joining Vanguard Assurance, he worked at Unique Insurance Ghana Company Limited as the General Manager responsible for Finance and Administration.

Samuel is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA).  He also holds an MSc Accounting with Finance degree from the London South Bank University, UK.

Samuel Asumang

Head, Distribution

Samuel is a consummate professional with over 13 years of marketing, sales and retail experience. He joined Vanguard Assurance in 2019, bringing on board his extensive experience and expertise in training and mentoring salespeople, resolving customer complaints, as well as developing and implementing customer acquisition plans.

Prior to joining Vanguard Assurance, he worked at StarLife Assurance, where his natural knack for sales and numbers, as well as his relentless pursuit of success, saw him rise from Sales Manager through Branch Manager to Zonal Manager, and finally Head of Retail over a 12-year period.

Samuel has a Diploma in Insurance from Ghana Insurance College and a BA in Information Studies from the University of Ghana.

Moses Adonoo

Head, Management Information Systems

Moses’s experience in Database Administration, Networking and Application Development spans over 10 years. He joined Vanguard Assurance in 2005 after working as a Systems Engineer at Masai Computers.

He has a Master’s degree in Management Information Systems from Roehampton University, UK and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

Abeiku Terry

Head, Underwriting

Abeiku joined Vanguard Assurance in 2012 as an underwriter and rose through the ranks to his current position where he leads Vanguard Assurance’s underwriting team.

He holds a BSc Mathematics degree from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), as well as a Master’s Degree in Finance.

David Avor

Head, Reinsurance

David oversees the entire Reinsurance function at Vanguard Assurance.

He is a Chartered Insurer and an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute, UK. He holds a BSc in Administration (Insurance option) and a Masters in Finance, both from the University of Ghana Business School.

Solomon Amo Badu

Head, Retail Distribution

Prior to joining Vanguard Assurance, Solomon worked with Star Assurance Company Limited. He has over 13 years’ experience in the insurance industry.

Solomon holds an Executive MBA in Marketing from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and a BSc from the University of Ghana Business School.

Francis Manor Tetteh

Head, Audit

Francis is responsible for the day-to-day management of Vanguard’s Internal Audit Department.

He is a Chartered Accountant and a Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Hamza Alhassan

Head, Legal, Risk Management & Compliance

Until his recent appointment, Hamza was the Acting Financial Controller and Head of Legal Affairs. He joined Vanguard Assurance as a Credit Control Officer and has, through dint of hard work, risen through the ranks to become the Head of Legal, Risk Management and Compliance.

Hamza holds an Executive MBA in Banking and Finance.

Sonia Ofosu-Appiah (Mrs.)

Head, Human Resource and Administration

Sonia is responsible for ensuring Vanguard Assurance consistently creates the right environment for attracting and retaining people most suitable to and capable of collaborating to attain the business’s overarching goals.

She holds a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management from the University of Ghana Business School.

Kwame Owusu-Boakye

Head, Admin

Kwame joined Vanguard Assurance in 2004 and rose through the ranks to his current position where he is directly responsible for carrying out the administrative functions of the company.

He holds an LLB (Bachelor of Law) degree, as well as a first degree in Business Administration (Human Resource Management option).

Doreen Khulor (Mrs.)

Group Office

Doreen joined Vanguard Assurance in 1995 and is currently responsible for managing the Group Office’s administrative functions.

She holds an MBA in Human Resource Management from Central University College.