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Leadway Pensure PFA appoints Lanre Idris as managing director

Leadway Pensure PFA Limited has announced the appointment of Mr. Lanre Idris as its new Managing Director, heralding a new era in the company’s impressive history.

A statement by the group said the appointment follows the recent retirement of­­ Mrs. Ronke Adedeji, the erstwhile Managing Director, who steered the ship of the organisation for over a decade.

The statement noted that Idris boasts of years of managerial experience and versatility spanning various positions across different organisations and industries. It also stated that the expertise of the new managing director covers areas in leadership, information systems, governance, risk and business process management.

According to the statement, “Before his appointment as the Managing Director of Leadway Pensure, Mr. Idris served as the Executive Director/COO of the organisation during which he was instrumental to the transformation and the remarkable growth the organisation recorded.

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“He has worked with diverse teams across the country, serving in various senior management positions in leading organisations. He was formerly the General manager at Tehila Communications Ltd, a value-added services company in Lagos, before moving on to become the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Prestel Communications Limited, Benin.

“An alumnus of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and the University of Liverpool, bagging graduate and postgraduate qualifications in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Information Systems Management respectively. In addition, his certifications and trainings in Leadership, Strategy, Finance and Investment at various local and international institutions including the Lagos Business School, London School of Economics and The Wharton College of the University of Pennsylvania at once depict his dedication to lifelong learning.

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Speaking on his appointment, the former Board Chairman of Leadway Pensure PFA, Mr. Oye Hassan-Odukale, said, “The board, management and staff of Leadway Pensure PFA are proud of the appointment of Mr. Lanre Idris as the new Managing Director. He is a seasoned business leader who has been an important member of our company and the industry as a whole. We are confident that he will pick up the baton and sustain Leadway Pensure as a leading Pension Fund Administrator in the country.

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“Idris is as much a personal development beacon as he is an industry player. He is a member of professional bodies such as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), Institute for Operational Excellence (IOE), the Chartered Institute for IT and the International Institute for Business Analysis (IIBA). He has also contributed to the growth of the pension industry in Nigeria, serving on a number of industry committees.”

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